MPs debate plans to commemorate First World War

07 November 2013

MPs took part in a general debate in the House of Commons on Thursday 7 November 2013 on the commemoration of the First World War.

Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence, Dr Andrew Murrison, moved the debate. Shadow Minister for Justice, Dan Jarvis, responded on behalf of the Opposition.

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General debates

A general debate is held under a motion that the House has considered the subject. A motion expressed in neutral terms like this cannot be amended. It would be very unusual for a vote to take place on such a motion.

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