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Conservative MP Siobhan Baillie wells up in Commons as she describes difficulties for nephew with Down's syndrome – Sky News

Wednesday, 9 February, 2022

Conservative MP Siobhan Baillie wells up in Commons as she describes difficulties for nephew with Down's syndrome – Sky News

Siobhan Baillie became emotional as she spoke of the struggles her sister and nephew have faced

 
An MP welled up in the House of Commons as she described the battles her sister and her nephew, who has Down's syndrome, have gone through.
Siobhan Baillie, Conservative MP for Stroud in Gloucestershire, started to tear up twice as she spoke of her 19-year-old nephew, Rhys.
She was talking during the third reading debate of the Down's Syndrome Bill, aimed at giving people with the condition, and their carers, legal protections to secure the help they need.
Read more at: https://news.sky.com/story/conservative-mp-siobhan-baillie-wells-up-in-commons-as-she-describes-difficulties-for-nephew-with-downs-syndrome-12532902

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