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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons on 13th February 2019.

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Photo of Helen Whately Helen Whately Vice-Chair, Conservative Party

May I too pay tribute to the work of the Clerk of the House?

In January, the mother of a three-year-old girl was convicted of female genital mutilation. It is our first FGM conviction, but a chilling reminder that young girls are still being cut not just in Africa and around the world but here in the UK. Will my right hon. Friend make Government time to progress the Bill of my hon. Friend Zac Goldsmith to protect more girls from this abhorrent practice?