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

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Photo of Alexander Stafford Alexander Stafford Conservative, Rother Valley 11:11 am, 11th June 2020

Does my right hon. Friend agree that, during the coronavirus crisis, local papers have provided an essential lifeline for many in our communities? However, as we come out of the crisis, we also need our papers to help bolster our economy. Will he join me in applauding the Rotherham Advertiser’s Restarting Rotherham campaign, which will help to get the local economy back on its feet? May we have a debate in Government time to discuss that important issue?