Statement on Libya

08 March 2011

Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, William Hague, made a statement to the House of Commons on Monday 7 March on developments in Libya and the Middle East

Shadow Foreign Secretary, Douglas Alexander, responded 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 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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