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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:43 pm on 28th October 2019.

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Photo of Chris Bryant Chris Bryant Chair, Finance Committee (Commons) 3:43 pm, 28th October 2019

All too often, there is another layer of cruel injustice, which is that families in very poor districts—for instance, in Vietnam—have done everything in their power, including remortgaging their lands, to raise enough money to send a favoured son or daughter through one of these illegal routes. They then lose not only their child but their land and their means of making a living. Is there nothing we can do to try to strike down these hideous financial deals?