Statement on Post Office Horizon System

09 July 2013

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Business, Innovation and Skills, Jo Swinson, made a statement in the House of Commons on 9 July 2013 on the Post Office Horizon system

Shadow Minister for Business, Innovation and Skills, Ian Murray, responded to the statement on behalf of the Opposition.

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.

Watching proceedings from the public gallery

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

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