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Syria and North Korea

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:13 pm on 18th April 2017.

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Photo of James Cartlidge James Cartlidge Conservative, South Suffolk 4:13 pm, 18th April 2017

I thank my right hon. Friend for his statement, but, to echo the question of my hon. Friend Sir Edward Leigh, there are Members who are concerned about this phrase “regime change” and any policy that moves in that direction. Will my right hon. Friend confirm that if the US moves towards a more explicit regime-change policy with regard to Assad, we would only support it after a vote in this House endorsing such a policy?