Syria

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:36 pm on 16th April 2018.

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Photo of Liz Kendall Liz Kendall Labour, Leicester West 4:36 pm, 16th April 2018

There are no easy solutions to the appalling humanitarian crisis and civil war in Syria, but Assad’s repeated use of chemical weapons against his own people, in violation of international law, cannot go unanswered. What is the Prime Minister’s assessment of Assad’s chemical weapons capability after these strikes, and what further and urgent humanitarian action is she planning to protect Syrian civilians?