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Batley & Spen MP praised for championing plight of Syrians

010316 Syria UQ ceasefire2Jo Cox was granted an Urgent Question in Parliament yesterday, forcing the Foreign Office to send a minister to the Commons to answer a series of questions from the Batley & Spen MP.

The Speaker granted Mrs Cox’s application to urgently raise questions about reported breaches of¬†the new ceasefire in Syria’s civil war.

Mrs Cox was praised by MPs on all sides of the House of Commons for championing this issue and continuing to raise the plight of Syrians in Parliament and press for their protection.

You can hear Mrs Cox’s series of questions and the minister’s answers by clicking here.