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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 7:09 pm on 30th March 2009.

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Photo of Barry Sheerman Barry Sheerman Chair, Children, Schools and Families Committee 7:09 pm, 30th March 2009

I have been listening closely to the debate while outside the House. Does my right hon. Friend not agree that there is a concern in concentrating so much on those states in Africa that are underperforming? Should we not think also about praising those that are doing a great job and making great changes of which we should be proud? Should we in this House not articulate the view that where there is progress and real democracy, that should be applauded?

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