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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 11:11 am on 9th January 2020.

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Photo of Barry Sheerman Barry Sheerman Labour/Co-operative, Huddersfield 11:11 am, 9th January 2020

Is the Leader of the House aware that 150,000 people worldwide, mainly children, died of measles last year, and that many children in this country are not protected by the MMR vaccine when they start school? May we have an urgent debate on the measles epidemic that is spreading across Europe, and also New York state, and a discussion about whether it should be mandatory for children attending pre-school and early school to have that MMR protection?