Articles by: Tulip Siddiq

Baby Leave

Baby Leave

February 1, 2018 at 5:35 pm

Parliament is the heart of our democracy, and the home to many of our equality laws. We often scrutinise legislation regarding maternity and paternity leave offered for parents around the country, and yet we don’t have parental leave in our very own House. Life as an MP should be compatible […]

 
Childcare Vouchers

Childcare Vouchers

January 23, 2018 at 3:20 pm

The Government is currently altering the way in which Childcare support is provided to parents across the country. They are in the process of rolling out tax free childcare, a scheme intended to replace the current offer of childcare vouchers. Though I welcome the extension of any childcare support for […]

 
Middle Levels

Middle Levels

January 19, 2018 at 3:14 pm

Private Bills are introduced when a change in the law is required for matters that apply to specific individuals or organisations, rather than the general public. Those affected by changes within such a Bill can petition Parliament against the proposed Bill. They do so by presenting their objections to committees […]

 
Passport Campaign Update

Passport Campaign Update

January 16, 2018 at 11:10 am

Residents may be familiar with my campaign to introduce both parents’ names to children’s passports. Hundreds of thousands of parents have been stopped at our border in the past five years to prove they are related to their child, and I believe a simple modification of the passports could prevent […]

 
Camden – London Borough of Culture

Camden – London Borough of Culture

January 11, 2018 at 2:16 pm

This month have written to the Mayor of London to issue my full support for Camden’s bid to be the London Borough of Culture 2019. The borough is home to some of the nation’s favourite live venues and museums, but it is the people of Camden who make it a […]