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April 18, 2018
Thank you for contacting me about the growing number of people who came to the UK from the Commonwealth as children but who now face uncertainty over their status. Several cases have been highlighted where people have been denied the free NHS care they are entitled to or threatened with deportation. Some may even have...
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I am aware of the recent investigation by the Times which found that some supermarkets have labelled meat and dairy products using specific images and phrases to suggest higher animal welfare standards than what is the reality in many cases. There are no requirements for most food products (including meat, milk and dairy products) to...
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Supporting young people’s mental health is crucial, particularly through prevention and early intervention. On average, one in four people will experience a mental health problem at some point in their life and 50% of mental health illnesses develop before the age of 14. Around one in ten children today have a clinically diagnosable mental health...
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I agree that this is an important issue. Globally, an estimated one billion people have a disability and 80% of that number live in developing countries. They face multiple challenges and significant levels of stigma and discrimination in schools, workplaces and accessing public services. At the same time, women remain under-represented and unheard around the...
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The killing in Syria as a result of the abhorrent and illegal use of chemical weapons has to stop, just as the killing from bullets and bombs has to stop. However, dropping bombs won’t solve the Syrian conflict – only a political settlement will result in the peace that the Syrian people so desperately need....
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