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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 11:33 am on 26th April 2007.

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Photo of Philip Davies Philip Davies Conservative, Shipley 11:33 am, 26th April 2007

May we have a debate on midwifery? Not enough student midwives are being trained and a significant number who are trained have no jobs at the end of their training due to a freeze on midwifery jobs. Given that the Secretary of State for Health made another eye-catching headline a priority over Easter, may we have a debate to find how she will fulfil her promises without tackling the shortfall in midwives?