MPs debate clean water and sanitation in Africa
14 April 2016
On Thursday 21 April MPs took part in a general debate on clean water and sanitation in Africa. This debate was scheduled by the Backbench Business Committee following a bid from Jim Shannon on 8 March.
This debate was opened by Jim Shannon, DUP MP for Strangford .
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