Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:03 pm on 2nd February 2021.

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Photo of Alec Shelbrooke Alec Shelbrooke Conservative, Elmet and Rothwell 3:03 pm, 2nd February 2021

The events in Myanmar have shown that democracy is fragile. The reality is that the actions of the democracy-denying narcissist Trump in the past three months have undermined such values. Will my hon. Friend the Minister not only work with the G7, as he said, but impress upon the new US Administration how important it is for established western democracies to show strength and to stress how important it is that democracy is honoured? Will he ensure that the G7, as a group, moves together to ensure that this situation comes to an end?