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Theresa May has been urged to intervene to stop a domestic abuse victim's family being deported, amid genital mutilation fears for the woman's daughter.

SNP MP Hannah Bardell described the abuse one of her Livingston constituents has suffered at the hands of her estranged husband, including her face being "smashed with an iPad", for refusing the genital mutilation of her three-year-old girl.

Ms Bardell warned the girl will be subject to female genital mutilation if the UK Government fails to stop the family being deported.

Mrs May said Home Secretary Amber Rudd was in the Commons to hear the case raised, adding that the "abhorrent" practice of FGM will not be accepted in the UK.


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