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Part of Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office – in the House of Commons on 13th October 2020.

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Photo of Cat Smith Cat Smith Shadow Minister for Young People and Voter Engagement

I have been contacted by constituents who are concerned that covid-19 has resulted in an increase in the persecution of Christians across the world, with reports that Christians are being denied food aid, access to personal protective equipment and in some places are even being blamed for the virus. What steps are the Government taking to ensure that Christians and other religious minorities do not face additional discrimination in the distribution of aid because of their faith?