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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 […]

 
Queen’s Speech debate – Our NHS

Queen’s Speech debate – Our NHS

June 28, 2017 at 5:50 pm

For my contribution to the Queen’s Speech debate, I spoke in the time allocated for matters of health and security. I opened my remarks today by stressing my gratitude to the medical professionals at the Royal Free Hospital, and those across the country, for the unrelenting professionalism with which they […]

 
Chalcots Estate – Update

Chalcots Estate – Update

June 27, 2017 at 12:53 pm

This has been a week of enormous disruption for Chalcots residents, with young families, elderly and disabled people all being evacuated from their homes. I was on the estate for most of the weekend, talking to those evacuated and aiming to provide practical support where possible. Clearly, the most important […]

 
Finsbury Park terrorist attack

Finsbury Park terrorist attack

June 19, 2017 at 5:21 pm

I was appalled by this morning’s terror attack on Seven Sisters Road, near Finsbury Park Mosque. An attack on innocent worshippers is an attack on all Londoners and our shared values of acceptance and community. My thoughts and prayers are with the victims and all congregants affected by this cynical […]

 
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 […]