Statement on ISIL: Iraq and Syria: 16 October 2014

16 October 2014

Foreign Secretary, Philip Hammond, made a statement in the House of Commons on Thursday 16 October 2014 on ISIL: Iraq and Syria.

Shadow Foreign Secretary, Douglas Alexander, responded on behalf of the Opposition.

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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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