Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Liz Truss, looks at the cameras as she walks to Cabinet meeting

A Conservative MP’s choice to obstruct a bill securing women from women genital mutilation was “appalling” as well as he needs to alter his mind, Treasury priest Liz Truss has actually claimed.

Sir Christopher Chope prompted outrage after shouting “object” throughout a discussion on anti-FGM regulation recently.

Ms Truss claimed she will certainly “look for him around the Commons” to speak it over.

Communities Secretary James Brokenshire claimed the federal government is “looking urgently” at just how to obtain the regulation passed.

Appearing on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show, Mr Brokenshire claimed Sir Christopher’s very own Conservative organization was examining, including: “I think that’s the best place for this to be dealt with.”

Councillor Ray Bryan, chairman of the Christchurch as well as East Dorset Conservative Association, claimed he has actually called an executive conference concerning the concern for later on today as well as he will certainly speak with Sir Christopher after that.

Sir Christopher’s argument – which took place in Friday’s argument in the Commons – has actually currently been greatly criticised by cross-party MPs.

Sir Christopher suggested his objective was to quit terribly thought-out regulation. He claimed he had actually not been challenging the material of the concern, however intended to see all regulation effectively disputed.

It is not the very first time Sir Christopher has actually come under attack for objecting. He formerly exasperated advocates by objecting to a ban on upskirting last year.

Speaking on Sky News’ Sophy Ridge on Sunday, Chief Secretary to the Treasury Liz Truss claimed: “When I see among my associates opposing a procedure which might have conserved women’ lives, might have conserved women from that hideous experience, I’m definitely horrified.

“I’m mosting likely to be talking with him today. I intend to see him alter his mind, I intend to see the Conservative Party make certain that we reveal that that is totally undesirable.”

She included: “I assume Conservatives do require to place peer stress on our associates that are quiting these sorts of points occurring.”

Meanwhile, asked by the BBC’s Andrew Marr whether he was happy to be Sir Christopher’s coworker, Mr Brokenshire claimed: “I’m simply extremely let down.

” I recognize that Christopher really feels a great deal concerning the procedure problems, concerning argument, concerning the means Parliament runs.

“But on this, I wish he will certainly also show since this is a significant as well as extremely delicate concern.”

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Brokenshire: ‘Shocking’ that Chope blocked FGM bill

Mr Brokenshire stated what the federal government’s Chief Whip, Julian Smith, had tweeted on Friday, claiming job is being done to revive the FGM bill in federal government time.

How was the bill quit?

The exclusive participant’s bill on Friday, brought by crossbench peer Lord Berkley of Knighton, would certainly have permitted the courts to make acting treatment orders under the Children Act, in situations where youngsters are thought to be in danger of FGM. The bill had actually currently gotten rid of the House of Lords.

But legislative guidelines imply it just needs one MP to scream “object” to a personal participant’s bill which is noted momentarily analysis however not disputed to obstruct its progression.

The BBC’s legislative contributor Mark D’Arcy claimed with a great deal of exclusive participants’ expenses in the line up for factor to consider in Parliament, this was not likely to end up being regulation unless the federal government supported it or chosen to connect it to an additional item of regulation.

Earlier this month, a woman who mutilated her three-year-old daughter ended up being the very first individual in the UK to be condemned of FGM.



Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Liz Truss, looks at the cameras as she walks to Cabinet meeting

A Conservative MP’s decision to block a bill protecting girls from female genital mutilation was “appalling” and he must change his mind, Treasury minister Liz Truss has said.

Sir Christopher Chope provoked outrage after shouting “object” during a debate on anti-FGM legislation last week.

Ms Truss said she will “look for him around the Commons” to talk it over.

Communities Secretary James Brokenshire said the government is “looking urgently” at how to get the law passed.

Appearing on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show, Mr Brokenshire said Sir Christopher’s own Conservative association was investigating, adding: “I think that’s the best place for this to be dealt with.”

Councillor Ray Bryan, chairman of the Christchurch and East Dorset Conservative Association, said he has called an executive meeting about the issue for later this week and he will speak to Sir Christopher then.

Sir Christopher’s objection – which happened in Friday’s debate in the Commons – has already been heavily criticised by cross-party MPs.

Sir Christopher argued his aim was to stop badly thought-out legislation. He said he had not been objecting to the substance of the issue, but wanted to see all legislation properly debated.

It is not the first time Sir Christopher has come under fire for objecting. He previously infuriated campaigners by objecting to a ban on upskirting last year.

Speaking on Sky News’ Sophy Ridge on Sunday, Chief Secretary to the Treasury Liz Truss said: “When I see one of my colleagues opposing a measure which could have saved girls’ lives, could have saved girls from that horrendous experience, I’m absolutely appalled.

“I’m going to be speaking to him this week. I want to see him change his mind, I want to see the Conservative Party make sure that we show that that is completely unacceptable.”

She added: “I think Conservatives do need to put peer pressure on our colleagues who are stopping these types of things happening.”

Meanwhile, asked by the BBC’s Andrew Marr whether he was proud to be Sir Christopher’s colleague, Mr Brokenshire said: “I’m just hugely disappointed.

“I understand that Christopher feels a lot about the process issues, about debate, about the way Parliament operates.

“But on this, I hope he will even reflect because this is a hugely sensitive and serious issue.”

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Brokenshire: ‘Shocking’ that Chope blocked FGM bill

Mr Brokenshire reiterated what the government’s Chief Whip, Julian Smith, had tweeted on Friday, saying work is being done to bring back the FGM bill in government time.

How was the bill stopped?

The private member’s bill on Friday, brought by crossbench peer Lord Berkley of Knighton, would have allowed the courts to make interim care orders under the Children Act, in cases where children are believed to be at risk of FGM. The bill had already cleared the House of Lords.

But parliamentary rules mean it only requires one MP to shout “object” to a private member’s bill which is listed for a second reading but not debated to block its progress.

The BBC’s parliamentary correspondent Mark D’Arcy said with a lot of private members’ bills in the queue for consideration in Parliament, this one was unlikely to become law unless the government got behind it or decided to attach it to another piece of legislation.

Earlier this month, a woman who mutilated her three-year-old daughter became the first person in the UK to be found guilty of FGM.



Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Liz Truss, looks at the cameras as she walks to Cabinet meeting

A Conservative MP’s decision to block a bill protecting girls from female genital mutilation was “appalling” and he must change his mind, Treasury minister Liz Truss has said.

Sir Christopher Chope provoked outrage after shouting “object” during a debate on anti-FGM legislation last week.

Ms Truss said she will “look for him around the Commons” to talk it over.

Communities Secretary James Brokenshire said the government is “looking urgently” at how to get the law passed.

Appearing on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show, Mr Brokenshire said Sir Christopher’s own Conservative association was investigating, adding: “I think that’s the best place for this to be dealt with.”

Councillor Ray Bryan, chairman of the Christchurch and East Dorset Conservative Association, said he has called an executive meeting about the issue for later this week and he will speak to Sir Christopher then.

Sir Christopher’s objection – which happened in Friday’s debate in the Commons – has already been heavily criticised by cross-party MPs.

Sir Christopher argued his aim was to stop badly thought-out legislation. He said he had not been objecting to the substance of the issue, but wanted to see all legislation properly debated.

It is not the first time Sir Christopher has come under fire for objecting. He previously infuriated campaigners by objecting to a ban on upskirting last year.

Speaking on Sky News’ Sophy Ridge on Sunday, Chief Secretary to the Treasury Liz Truss said: “When I see one of my colleagues opposing a measure which could have saved girls’ lives, could have saved girls from that horrendous experience, I’m absolutely appalled.

“I’m going to be speaking to him this week. I want to see him change his mind, I want to see the Conservative Party make sure that we show that that is completely unacceptable.”

She added: “I think Conservatives do need to put peer pressure on our colleagues who are stopping these types of things happening.”

Meanwhile, asked by the BBC’s Andrew Marr whether he was proud to be Sir Christopher’s colleague, Mr Brokenshire said: “I’m just hugely disappointed.

“I understand that Christopher feels a lot about the process issues, about debate, about the way Parliament operates.

“But on this, I hope he will even reflect because this is a hugely sensitive and serious issue.”

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Brokenshire: ‘Shocking’ that Chope blocked FGM bill

Mr Brokenshire reiterated what the government’s Chief Whip, Julian Smith, had tweeted on Friday, saying work is being done to bring back the FGM bill in government time.

How was the bill stopped?

The private member’s bill on Friday, brought by crossbench peer Lord Berkley of Knighton, would have allowed the courts to make interim care orders under the Children Act, in cases where children are believed to be at risk of FGM. The bill had already cleared the House of Lords.

But parliamentary rules mean it only requires one MP to shout “object” to a private member’s bill which is listed for a second reading but not debated to block its progress.

The BBC’s parliamentary correspondent Mark D’Arcy said with a lot of private members’ bills in the queue for consideration in Parliament, this one was unlikely to become law unless the government got behind it or decided to attach it to another piece of legislation.

Earlier this month, a woman who mutilated her three-year-old daughter became the first person in the UK to be found guilty of FGM.



Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Liz Truss, looks at the cameras as she walks to Cabinet meeting

A Conservative MP’s decision to block a bill protecting girls from female genital mutilation was “appalling” and he must change his mind, Treasury minister Liz Truss has said.

Sir Christopher Chope provoked outrage after shouting “object” during a debate on anti-FGM legislation last week.

Ms Truss said she will “look for him around the Commons” to talk it over.

Communities Secretary James Brokenshire said the government is “looking urgently” at how to get the law passed.

Appearing on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show, Mr Brokenshire said Sir Christopher’s own Conservative association was investigating, adding: “I think that’s the best place for this to be dealt with.”

Councillor Ray Bryan, chairman of the Christchurch and East Dorset Conservative Association, said he has called an executive meeting about the issue for later this week and he will speak to Sir Christopher then.

Sir Christopher’s objection – which happened in Friday’s debate in the Commons – has already been heavily criticised by cross-party MPs.

Sir Christopher argued his aim was to stop badly thought-out legislation. He said he had not been objecting to the substance of the issue, but wanted to see all legislation properly debated.

It is not the first time Sir Christopher has come under fire for objecting. He previously infuriated campaigners by objecting to a ban on upskirting last year.

Speaking on Sky News’ Sophy Ridge on Sunday, Chief Secretary to the Treasury Liz Truss said: “When I see one of my colleagues opposing a measure which could have saved girls’ lives, could have saved girls from that horrendous experience, I’m absolutely appalled.

“I’m going to be speaking to him this week. I want to see him change his mind, I want to see the Conservative Party make sure that we show that that is completely unacceptable.”

She added: “I think Conservatives do need to put peer pressure on our colleagues who are stopping these types of things happening.”

Meanwhile, asked by the BBC’s Andrew Marr whether he was proud to be Sir Christopher’s colleague, Mr Brokenshire said: “I’m just hugely disappointed.

“I understand that Christopher feels a lot about the process issues, about debate, about the way Parliament operates.

“But on this, I hope he will even reflect because this is a hugely sensitive and serious issue.”

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Brokenshire: ‘Shocking’ that Chope blocked FGM bill

Mr Brokenshire reiterated what the government’s Chief Whip, Julian Smith, had tweeted on Friday, saying work is being done to bring back the FGM bill in government time.

How was the bill stopped?

The private member’s bill on Friday, brought by crossbench peer Lord Berkley of Knighton, would have allowed the courts to make interim care orders under the Children Act, in cases where children are believed to be at risk of FGM. The bill had already cleared the House of Lords.

But parliamentary rules mean it only requires one MP to shout “object” to a private member’s bill which is listed for a second reading but not debated to block its progress.

The BBC’s parliamentary correspondent Mark D’Arcy said with a lot of private members’ bills in the queue for consideration in Parliament, this one was unlikely to become law unless the government got behind it or decided to attach it to another piece of legislation.

Earlier this month, a woman who mutilated her three-year-old daughter became the first person in the UK to be found guilty of FGM.



Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Liz Truss, looks at the cameras as she walks to Cabinet meeting

A Conservative MP’s decision to block a bill protecting girls from female genital mutilation was “appalling” and he must change his mind, Treasury minister Liz Truss has said.

Sir Christopher Chope provoked outrage after shouting “object” during a debate on anti-FGM legislation last week.

Ms Truss said she will “look for him around the Commons” to talk it over.

Communities Secretary James Brokenshire said the government is “looking urgently” at how to get the law passed.

Appearing on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show, Mr Brokenshire said Sir Christopher’s local association was investigating, adding: “I think that’s the best place for this to be dealt with.”

Sir Christopher’s objection – which happened in Friday’s debate in the Commons – has already been heavily criticised by cross-party MPs.

Sir Christopher argued his aim was to stop badly thought-out legislation. He said he had not been objecting to the substance of the issue, but wanted to see all legislation properly debated.

It is not the first time Sir Christopher has come under fire for objecting. He previously infuriated campaigners by objecting to a ban on upskirting last year.

Speaking on Sky News’ Sophy Ridge on Sunday, Chief Secretary to the Treasury Liz Truss said: “When I see one of my colleagues opposing a measure which could have saved girls’ lives, could have saved girls from that horrendous experience, I’m absolutely appalled.

“I’m going to be speaking to him this week. I want to see him change his mind, I want to see the Conservative Party make sure that we show that that is completely unacceptable.”

She added: “I think Conservatives do need to put peer pressure on our colleagues who are stopping these types of things happening.”

Meanwhile, asked by the BBC’s Andrew Marr whether he was proud to be Sir Christopher’s colleague, Mr Brokenshire said: “I’m just hugely disappointed.

“I understand that Christopher feels a lot about the process issues, about debate, about the way Parliament operates.

“But on this, I hope he will even reflect because this is a hugely sensitive and serious issue.”

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Brokenshire: ‘Shocking’ that Chope blocked FGM bill

Mr Brokenshire reiterated what the government’s Chief Whip, Julian Smith, had tweeted on Friday, saying work is being done to bring back the FGM bill in government time.

How was the bill stopped?

The private member’s bill on Friday, brought by crossbench peer Lord Berkley of Knighton, would have allowed the courts to make interim care orders under the Children Act, in cases where children are believed to be at risk of FGM. The bill had already cleared the House of Lords.

But parliamentary rules mean it only requires one MP to shout “object” to a private member’s bill which is listed for a second reading but not debated to block its progress.

The BBC’s parliamentary correspondent Mark D’Arcy said with a lot of private members’ bills in the queue for consideration in Parliament, this one was unlikely to become law unless the government got behind it or decided to attach it to another piece of legislation.

Earlier this month, a woman who mutilated her three-year-old daughter became the first person in the UK to be found guilty of FGM.