Secretary of State for the Home Department made a statement in the House of Commons on 6 November 2012 on child abuse allegations in North Wales.
Yvette Cooper, Shadow Secretary of State for the Home Department responded to the statement on behalf of the Opposition.
Watch and read the statement and the views expressed by MPs on Parliament TV and in Commons Hansard.
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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