Archive for category: Issues

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 […]

 
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 […]

 
Leaving the EU – Update

Leaving the EU – Update

October 26, 2016 at 3:12 pm

This month I was able to represent the issues raised with me both inside Parliament and at events in our local area. Joining Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, Sir Keir Starmer, and Camden Council’s leader Sarah Hayward, I spoke to over 500 people on the range […]

 
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 […]