Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Ed Davey, made a statement in the House of Commons on Wednesday 15 May 2013, on petrol prices and the cost of living.
Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Caroline Flint, responded on behalf of the Opposition.
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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