Statement on relationship between the UK and Saudi Arabia

05 January 2016

The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Tobias Ellwood, made a statement in the House of Commons on the relationship between UK and Saudi Arabia.

Shadow Foreign Secretary, Hilary Benn, 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.

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