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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 11:18 am on 30th January 2020.

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Photo of Steve Double Steve Double Conservative, St Austell and Newquay 11:18 am, 30th January 2020

The Oarsome Foursome is a team of three women from my constituency and one from Devon who are on the final leg of their transatlantic row to raise money for and awareness of local charities. They set out on the day of the general election and they will conclude their row tomorrow, on Brexit day—I am sure those dates are purely coincidental. Will the Leader of the House join me in congratulating them and wishing them well on their final leg, and may we have a debate on the important role that those raising money for charity play in our national life?