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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons on 24th July 2019.

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Photo of John Hayes John Hayes Conservative, South Holland and The Deepings

The Prime Minister and I first encountered the

“bumping pitch and…blinding light” of parliamentary life together in 1997, and since then, over many tests, have endured some defeats and enjoyed many victories. As she reflects on her innings on the Front Bench, will she count among her greatest achievements the falling number of workless households, which has succoured personal responsibility, secured family stability and nurtured communal pride? Will she continue that work and, in doing so, unite the whole House in that mission?