Archive for category: Diary

#FreeNazanin – Letter to Boris Johnson from MPs and Peers

#FreeNazanin – Letter to Boris Johnson from MPs and Peers

November 8, 2016 at 5:35 pm

On 24 October, I hand delivered a letter which I wrote to the Foreign Scretary Boris Johnson, along with Oliver Dowden MP. In the letter, which you can read in full here, we call on the Foreign Secretary to use the UK’s new relationship with Iran to free three dual-national […]

 
Homelessness Reduction Debate

Homelessness Reduction Debate

October 28, 2016 at 3:28 pm

Some of the most challenging cases at my advice surgeries are those of constituents who are homeless, or threatened with homelessness. I was therefore happy to meet with Crisis UK at their lobby of Parliament, to hear of their views ahead of the Homelessness Reduction Bill. I was then proud […]

 
Shadow Minister for Early Years Education

Shadow Minister for Early Years Education

October 9, 2016 at 6:56 pm

I am honoured to have been appointed as the Shadow Minister for Early Years Education. I am joining an excellent team, led by Angela Rayner MP, and relish the opportunity to hold the Government to account from the frontbench. Since being elected to Parliament in May 2015, countless constituents have […]

 
HS2 Update – Finchley Road Lorries and House of Lords Committee

HS2 Update – Finchley Road Lorries and House of Lords Committee

September 15, 2016 at 4:48 pm

As the High Speed Rail 2 Bill bulldozes its way through Parliament’s committees, my determination to prevent the chaos it will bring to our area remains undiminished. Though residents and representatives have secured significant concessions, HS2’s impact on Camden and Brent remains unacceptable and profound. The national picture is as […]

 
My interview at JW3 with Yehuda Bauer

My interview at JW3 with Yehuda Bauer

September 7, 2016 at 8:39 am

Last night, I had the honour of interviewing Professor Yehuda Bauer at the JW3 Centre on Finchley Road. Organised by the pro-peace organisation Yachad, I spoke with the preeminent scholar of the Holocaust on his background, his life’s work, and his views on contemporary antisemitism. Specifically focusing on whether the […]