Government’s response to forced labour in Xinjiang – Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab – 12th January

Dominic Raab MP, Foreign Secretary and First Secretary of State, will update the House of Commons on the Government’s response to forced labour in Xinjiang. Ministerial statements are a way for Ministers to bring an important matter to the attention of the House, often at short notice. Government Ministers may make oral statements to Parliament which usually address major incidents, government policies or actions. These take place after Oral Questions and any granted Urgent Questions. After making a statement the Minister responds to questions on its topic from MPs. An hour is allocated for this. Commons statements will sometimes be repeated in the Lords at an appropriate time to fit in with the main business. Want to find out more about what’s happening in the House of Commons this week? Follow the House of Commons on: – Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/HouseofCommons – Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ukhouseofcommons – Instagram: https://www.instagram/com/ukhouseofcommons Thumbnail image ©UK Parliament / Jessica Taylor