News / World WATCH: Theresa May makes statement to the Commons after Syria airstrikes By Frances Rougvie April 16, 2018, 5:33 pm Updated: April 16, 2018, 5:34 pm Watch this clip of Theresa May as she faces MPs in the House of Commons and explains why she ordered the attack on Syria. Take our poll below to have your say about the airstrikes: POLL: Is the UK right to launch air strikes on Syria? Already a subscriber? Sign in [[title]] [[text]] Close More from the Press and Journal An ‘event unlike any other’: Holyrood election to go ahead in May ‘Clear and present danger’: So why did Theresa May go all Harrison Ford? 2020 review: The political year that was Is Boris Johnson the new Henry VIII?