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Part of Scallop Fishing: Bay of Seine – in the House of Commons at 12:06 pm on 13th September 2018.

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Photo of John Cryer John Cryer Labour, Leyton and Wanstead 12:06 pm, 13th September 2018

I regularly hear stories, both in my constituency and elsewhere, about the consequences of the shortage of midwives. It is a national issue, but north-east London has a rapidly rising birth rate, so may we have a debate, or at least a statement when we return, on the national shortage of midwives, but with a particular focus on London?