Statement on Middle East and North Africa

10 July 2013

The Foreign Secretary, William Hague, made a statement in the House of Commons on Wednesday 10 July on the UK's response to events in the Middle East and North Africa

Oral statements

Oral statements are made after Question Time (or at 11am on a Friday) and after any Urgent Questions.

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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UK residents and overseas visitors can watch proceedings in the House of Commons by visiting the public gallery.

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