Archive for category: Campaigning

Down’s Syndrome Test Campaign – Success!

Down’s Syndrome Test Campaign – Success!

January 15, 2016 at 1:13 pm

I am delighted to hear that the National Screening Committee has recommended that the non-invasive blood test for Down’s syndrome should be offered to pregnant women on the NHS. This is a brilliant decision and one that should be celebrated by mothers-to-be and their families across the country. The purpose […]

 
EDM 920 – Voting for Hon. Members on Maternity or Paternity Leave

EDM 920 – Voting for Hon. Members on Maternity or Paternity Leave

January 7, 2016 at 2:57 pm

Today I tabled an EDM to encourage the government to bring forward proposals to allow MPs to vote by proxy when not able to be at the House of Commons. The motion has cross-party support, and co-sponsors are Maria Miller MP (Con) and Angela Crawley (SNP). The full text is: […]

 
Finchley Road, 2nd March

Junior Doctors Dispute

October 21, 2015 at 3:45 pm

Hampstead and Kilburn is home to the Royal Free Hospital and many outstanding GP surgeries that are desperately in need of Government support. I have repeatedly raised concerns over resources during my short time in Parliament so far. Examples can be found here, here and here. This week I pledged […]

 
Letter to Prime Minister David Cameron from Keir Starmer MP, Tulip Siddiq MP and Catherine West MP on the current refugee crisis

Letter to Prime Minister David Cameron from Keir Starmer MP, Tulip Siddiq MP and Catherine West MP on the current refugee crisis

September 4, 2015 at 10:14 am

Rt Hon David Cameron MP 10 Downing Street London SW1A 2AA Dear Prime Minister, We believe the refugee crisis currently facing Europe demands urgent action. All member states of the EU must look beyond their borders to address wider, global issues. But Europe – far from rising up to this […]

 
My first EDM – the importance of votes for 16 and 17 year olds on the EU

My first EDM – the importance of votes for 16 and 17 year olds on the EU

May 31, 2015 at 1:23 pm

I believe that 16 and 17 year olds need to have a voice on their future and the future of our country in the upcoming referendum on the EU. It is for this reason that this week I tabled an Early Day Motion for people to show their support for […]