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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 10:39 am on 18th July 2019.

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Photo of Mel Stride Mel Stride Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons 10:39 am, 18th July 2019

The hon. Lady does indeed have a wonderful smile, though it is the smile of a crocodile, I think. Notwithstanding that, I will give her an answer and make it snappy, shall I?

The hon. Lady raises a very important point. We did, of course, commission the Lammy review. We accepted its recommendations and we are keen to crack on with them. The Minister responsible for the issue, the Under-Secretary of State for Justice, my hon. Friend Edward Argar, is sitting next to me on the Treasury Bench and would be delighted to meet her.