Statement on the European Council: 19 October 2015

19 October 2015

Prime Minister, David Cameron, made a statement in the House of Commons on Monday 19 October 2015 on the recent meeting of the European Council.

Leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, responded to the statement on behalf of the Opposition.

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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.

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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