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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 10:37 am on 28th February 2019.

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Photo of Rachael Maskell Rachael Maskell Shadow Minister (Transport) 10:37 am, 28th February 2019

York is a very welcoming city. We welcome hundreds of international students—young people and children who stay with host families—to our city every year. However, those host families do not have any form of Disclosure and Barring Service checks, so there is a real safeguarding risk. May we have a debate about safeguarding loopholes, to ensure that all children and young people are kept safe?