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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:49 pm on 8th June 2020.

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Photo of Priti Patel Priti Patel The Secretary of State for the Home Department 4:49 pm, 8th June 2020

These protests are about injustice. What we have seen in America is dreadful—it is absolutely awful to see America tear itself apart—but, as I have said repeatedly, we can come together to address issues across all BAME communities and to address inequalities, the issue of young people’s life chances and the fact that they want more hope and opportunity. That is the type of leadership that the United Kingdom can show.