Military Action Overseas: Parliamentary Approval

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:24 pm on 17th April 2018.

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Photo of Theresa May Theresa May The Prime Minister, Leader of the Conservative Party 1:24 pm, 17th April 2018

The hon. Gentleman knows full well that the strikes were undertaken because of the concerns about the use of chemical weapons. They were not about the longer term issues of the resolution of the conflict and civil war in Syria, and they were not about the issue of regime change. They were about degrading a chemical weapons capability and deterring the use of those chemical weapons.