Prime Minister, David Cameron, made a statement to the House of Commons on Monday 28 February on the situation in Libya, North Africa and the Middle East.
The Leader of the Opposition, Ed Miliband, responded to the statement on behalf of the Opposition. Watch and read the views expressed by MPs and find more current parliamentary material on the Middle East in the Topics section on the Parliament website.
Middle East and North Africa
Watch and read recent statements and urgent questions made to the House of Commons on Bahrain, Egypt and Tunisia.
Oral statements are made after Question Time (or at 11am on a Friday). Statements normally relate to matters of policy or government actions. At the end of a statement, MPs can respond or question the government minister on its contents.