MPs debate Ukraine

MPs to debate Ukraine
18 March 2014

MPs took part in a general debate in the House of Commons on Tuesday 18 March 2014 on the Ukraine.

Foreign Secretary, William Hague, moved the motion for debate. Shadow Foreign Secretary, Douglas Alexander, responded on behalf of the Opposition.

Related information

Relevant documents

The European Scrutiny Committee has published the following relevant reports relating to the debate.

House of Commons Library Analysis

The House of Commons Library produces briefing papers to inform MPs of key issues. The papers contain factual information and a range of opinions on each subject, and aim to be politically impartial.

Debate in the House of Lords

Members of the House of Lords also debated the situation in Ukraine on Tuesday 18 March 2014.

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.

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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