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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:31 pm on 27th January 2005.

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Photo of Tom Clarke Tom Clarke Labour, Coatbridge and Chryston 12:31 pm, 27th January 2005

In view of the ongoing human rights abuses, death and destruction in Darfur, does my right hon. Friend agree that it would be appropriate to have a debate on the Floor of the House so that we can consider, for example, the remarkable revelations in The Independent yesterday, the excellent job that the Department for International Development is trying to do despite the obstruction, and, perhaps above all, the Government's view of the role of the United Nations Security Council in a humanitarian crisis made all the worse by the fact that it is man-made and continuing?