Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:33 pm on 9th February 2012.

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Photo of Bob Stewart Bob Stewart Conservative, Beckenham 3:33 pm, 9th February 2012

Military solutions are of course not acceptable in isolation, but what we require in this situation is first-class military command and control on the ground in Somalia. That is crucial—perhaps we will even have to give some guidance to African nations that might be involved—but I am quite sure that this is what the Foreign Office has in mind as well.