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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:42 pm on 29th March 2018.

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Photo of Thangam Debbonaire Thangam Debbonaire Opposition Whip (Commons) 1:42 pm, 29th March 2018

Exactly. My hon. Friend virtually predicted what I was about to say because we would all benefit from a more autism-friendly country. I will do my best to finish well under time, and taking interventions may impact on other people’s time.

We can all help to reduce loneliness for people with autism and the parents of children with autism. Autistic people and their families experience loneliness as a result of things that we can change. Let us all go from this place today determined to lead that change. We are leaders in our communities, so let us lead the change to make the UK truly autism friendly. Let us start today.