Archive for category: Causes

Where are the Panama Papers?

Where are the Panama Papers?

July 19, 2016 at 6:07 pm

Today I challenged the new Treasury team on the Government’s record on tax evasion, with a specific question following up on the Panama Papers scandal. In April, the Panama Papers revelations prompted the former Prime Minister David Cameron to announce a £10 million cross-departmental taskforce, committed to ensuring that the […]

 
Free Nazanin: 100 Days of Detention

Free Nazanin: 100 Days of Detention

July 12, 2016 at 2:21 pm

My constituent, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, has been detained for 100 days with minimal contact with the outside world, whilst her daughter has had her passport confiscated and is unable to return home. Today at Foreign Office Questions, I asked the Foreign Secretary to condemn the Iranian Authorities’ behaviour and I am […]

 
The consequences of Brexit

The consequences of Brexit

July 7, 2016 at 10:06 am

This piece first appeared in the Ham and High on Thursday 30th June Though I accept the outcome of the EU Referendum, I am enormously disappointed at the path the country has chosen. My position has always been that Britain was better off in the European Union, as I believed […]

 
Junior Doctors – Update

Junior Doctors – Update

May 3, 2016 at 11:25 am

The latest round of Junior Doctors’ strikes were the result of Jeremy Hunt’s unforgivable contempt for our medical professionals. Rather than negotiate a contract that is both safe for patients and fair for the doctors, he has decided to impose his own terms. By doing so, he has sent the […]

 
Food Poverty in Camden and Brent

Food Poverty in Camden and Brent

April 22, 2016 at 1:10 pm

This month, the Trussell Trust published their annual statistics, revealing the scale of food poverty in Britain in 2016. Over 1.1 million three-day emergency food supplies were provided to people in crisis by the charity in 2015/16, with 415,000 going to children. In Camden and Brent, 6614 emergency packages were […]