Deidre Brock MP

Member of Parliament for Edinburgh North & Leith

Escalating situation in Syria

April 11, 2018 The use of chemical weapons is abhorrent and violates international law. The UK Government must work with international partners to clamp down on the development and use of chemical weapons but parliament must have a say in any change of the roles of UK forces in Syria. I believe further military intervention would not prov...
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Refugee Children

I've been contacted by constituents who are concerned about lone child refugees making their way across Europe.  During the Second World War the UK offered refuge and asylum to those facing persecution in Europe.  I agree that it's our duty to act again to protect the vulnerable civilians who are being displaced by war and terror – w...
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My view on Syrian Airstrikes

On December 3rd, the UK Government won the vote to send RAF planes to bomb Syria. I opposed that, voted against it, and would have preferred that it had not happened. I do not believe that the abhorrent attacks by ISIS will be resolved by more bombing in Syria, a country which is already suffering one of the worst humanitarian crises of recent time...
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