Archive for category: Issues

Donald Trump State Visit debate

Donald Trump State Visit debate

February 20, 2017 at 5:52 pm

Today in Westminster, I spoke against the decision to invite Donald Trump to the UK on a state visit. I believe that the decision is premature, undeserved and out of keeping with British values. I believe state visits should be earned rather than expected, and that they should be a […]

 
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 […]

 
Brexit and Article 50

Brexit and Article 50

December 9, 2016 at 4:18 pm

This week in Parliament, MPs were given the opportunity to vote on the Government’s intention to begin formal Brexit negotiations by the end of March 2017. We were also given the opportunity to vote on Labour’s motion, intending to force the Government to publish a plan for negotiations and to […]

 
Prime Minister’s Questions – #FreeNazanin

Prime Minister’s Questions – #FreeNazanin

November 23, 2016 at 1:04 pm

Today at Prime Minister’s Questions, I asked Theresa May to explain what her Government is doing to help bring Nazanin Zaghari Ratcliffe home from Iran, where she is being arbitrarily detained. In April Nazanin was arrested by the Iranian Authorities upon arriving in Tehran for a routine trip to visit […]

 
Education questions – Funding for nurseries

Education questions – Funding for nurseries

November 14, 2016 at 3:56 pm

Today at Education Questions I called on the Government to provide the extra funding desperately needed to protect our nurseries. Over the summer, the Government conducted a consultation on expanding free childcare. It came to light last week that more than half of the nurseries which responded to this consultation […]