Urgent question on Olympic security

17 July 2012

Secretary of State for the Home Department, Theresa May, responded to an urgent question asked by Yvette Cooper, Shadow Secretary of State for the Home Department in the House of Commons on Monday 16 July on security of the Olympic Games.

Watch and read the urgent question and the views expressed by MPs on Parliament TV and in Commons Hansard. Also find current parliamentary material on Sports and the Olympics in the Topics and News sections.

Urgent questions

Urgent questions are asked at the end of Question Time. If something has happened, normally a matter of public importance, which an MP believes requires an immediate answer from a government minister, they may apply to the Speaker to ask an urgent question.

If the Speaker agrees, the question will be asked at the end of Question Time.

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