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Part of Prime Minister – in the House of Commons on 22nd January 2020.

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Photo of Boris Johnson Boris Johnson The Prime Minister, Leader of the Conservative Party

The hon. Gentleman’s point is absolutely valid. The discrepancy in life expectancy in this country is a disgrace. None the less, it is coming down, and it will come down. Life expectancy overall is at an all-time high. On his specific issue of the disposal of nuclear waste, I understand that my hon. Friend the Environment Minister has written to him on the matter.