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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 2:12 pm on 4th March 2020.

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Photo of Holly Mumby-Croft Holly Mumby-Croft Conservative, Scunthorpe 2:12 pm, 4th March 2020

Or, indeed, a grandfather figure—him being a generation older than I am. [Laughter.]

I am proud to represent a constituency that has quietly given so much to the nation over the years. If you came to this place by train, we probably made the tracks. If you came in a car, we probably made the wire in the tyres. And it is thanks to Russell Ductile Castings that we are dry, as it is a foundry in my constituency that made the tiles on this roof. For many years, the people of Scunthorpe and its surrounding areas have played a quiet but crucial role in the success of this country, and I look forward to fighting for Scunthorpe to be levelled up.