Children’s Education Recovery and Childcare Costs

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:37 pm on 7th June 2022.

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Photo of Munira Wilson Munira Wilson Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Education) 5:37 pm, 7th June 2022

We have heard lots of Members saying how important children are, and I think we genuinely feel that across the Chamber, but how sparsely populated is the Chamber for this important debate? This is not the first time, as the Minister will recall from the last debate, that I have commented on how sparsely populated a debate is, particularly on the Government Benches. I am really disappointed. [Interruption.] The Conservative party has 350 MPs. Sadly, the Liberal Democrats has only 13, so proportionately there are far fewer. I am really disappointed that more people are not in the Chamber for this important debate.