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Part of Debate on the Address – in the House of Commons at 12:12 pm on 16th October 2019.

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Photo of Barry Sheerman Barry Sheerman Labour/Co-operative, Huddersfield 12:12 pm, 16th October 2019

Does my hon. Friend agree that the problem with the Conservatives is that, having cut and cut and cut funding for schools and the police, they think that providing a sudden surge in numbers can make up for the damage to the sense that people have of working in teams? Those people have been debilitated. Does she agree that it takes much longer than this to reverse such pernicious policies and put things right again?