Statement on Libya and the European Council

29 March 2011

Prime Minister, David Cameron, made a statement to the House of Commons on Monday 28 March on the current situation in Libya and the European Council meeting held on 24 and 25 March.


The Prime Minister updated the House of Commons on the implementation of the no-fly zone across Libya. MPs were also informed that NATO has taken on command and control of Libyan operations.

European Council meeting

The Prime Minister also outlined discussions held at the spring summit of the European Council on economic issues and how the EU can help Japan recover following the earthquake and tsunami.

The Leader of the Opposition, Edward Miliband, responded on behalf of the Opposition to the statement.

Watch and read the statement and the views expressed by MPs on Parliament TV and in Commons Hansard.

Middle East and North Africa

Watch and read recent statements and urgent questions made to the House of Commons on Libya, Bahrain, Egypt and Tunisia.

Oral statements

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.

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