BBC News, Commons Speech & Debate

On 4th February after months of working with the BBC reporter Frankie Mccamley a news piece was broadcasted on BBC  News @ 6pm, 10pm and also on the BBC website. The news piece can be seen on the BBC News website at: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-51374851/stillbirth-the-woman-who-found-my-baby-s-grave

Since the news piece about our work was transmitted on BBC News, we have received over 800 requests to trace a baby's grave, and have have improved publicawareness about the issues of historic baby loss.

On 6th February 2020,  Labour MP Carolyn Harris made an emotional speech in the Commons on stillbirths. 

Labour MP Carolyn Harris has told MPs she suspects her mother never knew where her sister was buried after her stillbirth. She gave an emotional account of her mother's experience in a Commons debate on historic stillbirth burials and cremation..

Following the speech there was a cross party debate in the commons on the subject of historic baby deaths.

The speech can be seen on BBC News website at: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000f519

The script from the deabate is at:  https://hansard.parliament.uk/Commons/2020-02-06/debates/7694FE73-1384-4F37-9812-62BE8D65D895/HistoricalStillbirthBurialsAndCremations

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