Speaking during Justice Questions, David Burrowes calls on the Government to put high-quality education at the heart of the youth justice system, so that young people can have a second chance of getting the skills they need to break the cycle of reoffending.
David Burrowes supports a number of amendments to the Children and Social Work Bill, including statutory support for vulnerable women who have had a child removed, compulsory relationships and sex education in schools and about children’s safeguarding and welfare services.
Following the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions' statement on the assessment criteria for personal independence payments (PIP), David Burrowes highlights the importance of more integration between the benefits system and social care to help vulnerable people with the most challenging needs.
David Burrowes calls on the Government to take seriously our responsibilities to unaccompanied children who are victims of trafficking and to continue to allow a safe path for child refugees through the Dubs amendment.
David Burrowes welcomes the dedication and courage of both Cypriot leaders and the realisation that the status quo is untenable. He calls on the Government to ensure that Turkey understands that position.
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