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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 […]

 
Grenfell Tower

Grenfell Tower

June 16, 2017 at 1:30 pm

I have been absolutely devastated by the fatal fire at Grenfell Tower. This has been an unspeakable tragedy and the footage has left me feeling empty. Both medical professionals and the London Fire Brigade have been heroic in the face of another tragedy and we are indebted to their bravery. […]

 
Campaigning alongside Gina Miller

Campaigning alongside Gina Miller

May 17, 2017 at 6:36 pm

Over 75% of constituents in Hampstead and Kilburn voted to remain in the European Union, and as Member of Parliament for the area over the past two years, I worked tirelessly to have the local voice heard in Parliament. From my resigning as a Shadow Education Minister to vote against […]

 
Nazanin – One Year in Detention

Nazanin – One Year in Detention

April 2, 2017 at 11:37 am

My constituent, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, has been imprisoned in Iran for a year. Along with her husband, Richard, and countless others, I have called for her immediate release from the hell she has been forced to live over the past twelve months. Nazanin has been detained on secretive charges, and has […]

 
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 […]