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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:10 pm on 14th July 2011.

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Photo of George Young George Young The Leader of the House of Commons 12:10 pm, 14th July 2011

It is an important issue, and my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for International Development made a statement about our aid policy not so very long ago. There were also questions to DFID Ministers yesterday. Of course we will keep the humanitarian crisis under review. I cannot promise that the House will be recalled if there is any deterioration, but we will do all we can to keep Members in the picture on the steps that the UK is taking to reduce the human suffering.