Emergency Debate: International action to protect civilians in Aleppo and Syria

13 December 2016

The House of Commons held an emergency debate on international action to protect civilians in Aleppo and Syria on Tuesday 13 December.

Further information

Application for debate

The House of Commons agreed to an application for an emergency debate, made by Mr Andrew Mitchell MP, on Monday 12 December 2016.

Mr Andrew Mitchell MP proposed that the House should debate international action to protect civilians in Aleppo and more widely across Syria

Commons Library Business briefings

The Commons Library provides links to documents and reports that relate to the Business being conducted in the House of Commons Chamber and in Westminster Hall.

Emergency debates

An emergency debate is a debate called at short notice in the House of Commons on a matter that should have urgent consideration. An MP may apply to the Speaker for an emergency debate under the rules of Standing Order No. 24.

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