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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — International Development – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 22 February 2017.

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Photo of Mary Robinson Mary Robinson Conservative, Cheadle 12:00, 22 February 2017

Like many Members, I have visited the UNICEF-run Zaatari camp in Jordan, where almost 80,000 refugees have settled since being forced from Syria. Overwhelmingly, the children I spoke to had wonderful aspirations to become doctors, nurses, scientists and engineers. What steps is the Department taking to ensure that humanitarian aid reaches these camps and helps refugee children to get the education they need?