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Debate on British Prisoners in Iran – #FreeNazanin

Debate on British Prisoners in Iran – #FreeNazanin

July 18, 2017 at 12:06 pm

Today in Parliament I will be leading a debate on British Prisoners in Iran, focussing on the plight of my constituent Nazanin Zaghari Ratcliffe. The debate will take place between 4.30 and 5.30 and may be watched live at this link. In April 2016, Nazanin went to see her parents […]

 
Jo Cox – Great Get Together

Jo Cox – Great Get Together

June 19, 2017 at 3:17 pm

One year ago, my former colleague and friend Jo Cox was taken from us cruelly and well before her time. Her infectious energy and spirited determination lives on through the Great Get Together, established by her husband Brendan. This weekend, I attended two events in Hampstead and Kilburn to mark […]

 
Vote Tulip Siddiq on June 8 2017!

Vote Tulip Siddiq on June 8 2017!

April 22, 2017 at 3:48 pm

The general election campaign is underway and I have been overwhelmed by the amazing support I have received in these first few days. So many local people, many of whom have never campaigned in an election before, have asked how they can support my efforts to be re-elected as the […]

 
General Election 2017 – I’m standing

General Election 2017 – I’m standing

April 19, 2017 at 9:09 pm

Following the prime minister’s decision to call an early general election, I am delighted to announce that I will be standing for re-election as the Member of Parliament for Hampstead and Kilburn. This area has been my home for over two decades and to represent it in Westminster has been […]

 
Nazanin – One Year in Detention

Nazanin – One Year in Detention

April 2, 2017 at 11:37 am

My constituent, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, has been imprisoned in Iran for a year. Along with her husband, Richard, and countless others, I have called for her immediate release from the hell she has been forced to live over the past twelve months. Nazanin has been detained on secretive charges, and has […]