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Holocaust Memorial Day

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:06 pm on 24th January 2019.

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Photo of Anna Turley Anna Turley Labour/Co-operative, Redcar 1:06 pm, 24th January 2019

Does my right hon. Friend agree that so much more needs to be done to tackle the scourge on social media? It is an absolute cesspit on sites like Facebook and Twitter—the degree of antisemitism that we see. As we remember the holocaust today, we remember also that it did not happen in a vacuum; it happened because of the context—prejudice and the dehumanisation of people. We see that today on social media. Does my right hon. Friend agree that we must see more, both in terms of legislation and from the social media companies themselves, to deal with this scourge?