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Westminster Attacks

Westminster Attacks

March 24, 2017 at 11:39 am

This month, a day of debates and votes turned into a tragedy for our capital city. We lost five people in a horrific act of terrorism and dozens more were injured. For anybody who works or has visited the Houses of Parliament, the esteem and gratitude that we reserve for […]

 
UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

March 23, 2017 at 11:44 am

I was pleased to take part in the debate on the international day for the elimination of racial discrimination. I spoke a number of times on issues relevant to the lives of Hampstead and Kilburn’s residents, exchanging views with my constituency neighbour Dawn Butler in the process. At the heart […]

 
International Women’s Day – #FreeNazanin

International Women’s Day – #FreeNazanin

March 8, 2017 at 11:27 am

In today’s International Women’s Day debate in Westminster, I was proud to focus on my constituent, charity worker, mother and wife, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe who was detained upon her arrival at Iran’s Khomeini airport back in April 2016. She has been handed a five-year jail sentence, following spurious charges of espionage […]

 
Today’s vote on Brexit

Today’s vote on Brexit

February 1, 2017 at 7:28 pm

On June 23rd 2016 Hampstead and Kilburn voted to Remain in the European Union by an overwhelming margin. Since then, in town-hall meetings, in the masses of correspondence sent to my office, and in frequent encounters on our streets, residents have underlined their view that I should continue to oppose […]

 
Community Pharmacies and Proposed Cuts

Community Pharmacies and Proposed Cuts

January 22, 2017 at 12:17 pm

Community Pharmacies are facing significant cuts in 2017. Here a repost of the article which recently appeared in the Ham and High: Community pharmacies in Hampstead and Kilburn work tirelessly to serve local our area and to take pressure off other parts of the local health and care service. They […]