Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:26 pm on 20th November 2017.

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Photo of James Duddridge James Duddridge Conservative, Rochford and Southend East 4:26 pm, 20th November 2017

I fully understand why the Minister has made a statement at the Dispatch Box today, but may I remind him that there have been 15 oral statements, 16 written ministerial statements and nine urgent questions on Yemen since 2010? Through your good offices, Mr Speaker, may we tell the Minister to spend more time in the Department sorting out the problem, and less time coming to the House to discuss it?