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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 11:07 am on 25th October 2018.

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Photo of Tracy Brabin Tracy Brabin Shadow Minister (Education) 11:07 am, 25th October 2018

My constituent, Mavis Walton, is 99 years old. In her early years, she worked in munitions, building the bombs that served our country. These canary girls have never had the recognition that they deserve. I am sure that the Leader of the House understands the urgency of this question. With Remembrance Sunday just around the corner, could we have a statement from the relevant Minister, announcing medals for these women? It is the least that they deserve.