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Part of International Development – in the House of Commons on 3rd February 2016.

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Photo of Justine Greening Justine Greening The Secretary of State for International Development

We hope that we will be able to take a big step forward by announcing agreements with both Jordan and Lebanon that, in return for their taking political steps forward on enabling Syrian refugees to work legally, we will be able to mobilise international finance to create jobs in those countries—not just for Syrian refugees, but for host communities, too. That will be in everyone’s interest.