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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 5th September 2016.

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Photo of Amber Rudd Amber Rudd The Secretary of State for the Home Department 12:00 am, 5th September 2016

We are meeting this September after terrible events over the summer—in Nice, Charleroi, Normandy and Munich. We must step up international efforts to keep our people safe and tackle violent extremism. I have spoken over the summer to a number of my counterparts—not least the French Interior Minister, Bernard Cazeneuve—and they all agree that the UK must not step back from international co-operation on security and counter-terrorism. We will not shirk that.