Statement on Counter-Daesh Quarterly Update: 24 May 2016

24 May 2016

Secretary of State for Defence, Michael Fallon, made a statement in the House of Commons on Tuesday 24 May 2016 on the Counter-Daesh Quarterly Update.

Shadow Secretary of State for Defence, Emily Thornberry, responded to the statement on behalf of the Opposition.

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House of Commons Library analysis

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

The Library has published a briefing paper on ISIS/Daesh: the military response in Iraq and Syria which contains more information on the military response to May 2016.

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