History Curriculum: Black History

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:46 pm on 8th September 2020.

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Photo of Theresa Villiers Theresa Villiers Conservative, Chipping Barnet 5:46 pm, 8th September 2020

I can confirm that, and it is astonishing, by the standards of our own values, that that was the decision that was made, and even more astonishing that the Government were still paying off that debt in 2015. I do not think there are any words to describe the devastation of the impact that the slave trade had.