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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:26 pm on 19th February 2019.

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Photo of Mike Kane Mike Kane Shadow Minister (Education) (Schools) 4:26 pm, 19th February 2019

My hon. Friend is making a powerful case. Our 2017 manifesto was fully costed and full of figures, but the only figures in the Conservative manifesto were the page numbers. According to the StepChange charity, 3,500 families containing 5,000 children in my constituency are in toxic debt, owing about £14.5 million. Does she agree that this is because of eight years of austerity?