Urgent Question on recommendations of Casey Report: 6 December 2016

06 December 2016

Clive Betts, MP for Sheffield South East, asked an Urgent Question on the Government's initial reaction to the recommendations in the Casey Report.

Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Sajid Javid, responded on behalf of the Government.

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About Urgent Questions

At times MPs may want to put an urgent question to a Minister. If a matter of public importance has arisen, which an MP believes requires an immediate answer from a government minister, they may apply to the Speaker to put forward such a question.

The relevant government department would be informed at once.

If the Speaker agrees, the question will be asked after that day’s Question Time.

Once the MP has asked the main question, they are allowed to ask a supplementary question. Other MPs will then be called to ask further questions on the same subject.

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