The Prime Minister, David Cameron, made a statement in the House of Commons on 28 October 2013 on the European Council meeting of 24-25 October 2013
Ed Miliband, the Leader of the Labour Party, responded to the statement on behalf of the Opposition.
About 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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