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

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Photo of Theresa May Theresa May The Prime Minister, Leader of the Conservative Party 4:36 pm, 16th April 2018

We have, over the time of this conflict, looked several times at how we can ensure humanitarian access to those who need it in Syria. Our overriding consideration must be to ensure that, whatever decisions are taken and whatever access is given, it will genuinely work and provide that access. Unfortunately, of course, the Syrian regime and its backers have been preventing that humanitarian access so far, but we will continue to press for it.