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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 6:46 pm on 20th April 2016.

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Photo of Sharon Hodgson Sharon Hodgson Shadow Minister (Education) 6:46 pm, 20th April 2016

I am grateful to the Minister for letting me intervene, especially as I wanted to make a similar point to my hon. Friend Melanie Onn, who would not give way. I am pleased that the Minister is bringing the debate back to tradition. I come back again to my point about heritage craft. We are going to spend billions on saving this building, when it would be a lot cheaper to build a 21st-century building somewhere else. Heritage matters. The tiles that are being replaced out in Central Lobby are individually handmade; that money could have been spent on the poor. Why is no one making that argument? The same argument is not made about the fund for international development. Does he agree with me?