Members of Parliament debate Darfur crisis
On 28 November MPs <a data-cke-saved-href="http://www.theyworkforyou.com/whall/?id=2006-11-28a.25.0" href="http://www.theyworkforyou.com/whall/?id=2006-11-28a.25.0" _blank"="">debated the crisis in Darfur. The debate was in Westminster Hall, part of the UK parliament where the MPs sit in a horse-shoe arrangement and the idea is to discuss in a less confrontational way, without voting. It started with a speech by David Drew (Labour) who is MP for Stroud and chairs the all-party group on Sudan. There was agreement that the crisis is extremely serious and needs international action. It is a very difficult matter to resolve, especially because the Sudanese government is not keen on allowing in a large enough force from the UN or African Union.
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