Idlib

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:39 pm on 10th September 2018.

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Photo of Thangam Debbonaire Thangam Debbonaire Opposition Whip (Commons) 3:39 pm, 10th September 2018

I echo the comments of my hon. Friend Mike Gapes on the Foreign Affairs Committee’s report. I hope that, at some point soon, we can try to find a way out of this political and intellectual cul-de-sac whereby intervention seems to be seen as, de facto, the bad response and non-intervention as, de facto, the peaceful response. Let us look at the lessons we have to learn from Syria.

I have a specific question for the Minister. Will he update us on the possibility of safe exit and assessment points on the border with Turkey and on assistance with triaging people who have to flee so that we can provide more resettlement, possibly in this country?