Archive for category: Issues

Down’s Syndrome Test Campaign – Success!

Down’s Syndrome Test Campaign – Success!

January 15, 2016 at 1:13 pm

I am delighted to hear that the National Screening Committee has recommended that the non-invasive blood test for Down’s syndrome should be offered to pregnant women on the NHS. This is a brilliant decision and one that should be celebrated by mothers-to-be and their families across the country. The purpose […]

 
Letter to Prime Minister David Cameron from Keir Starmer MP, Tulip Siddiq MP and Catherine West MP on the current refugee crisis

Letter to Prime Minister David Cameron from Keir Starmer MP, Tulip Siddiq MP and Catherine West MP on the current refugee crisis

September 4, 2015 at 10:14 am

Rt Hon David Cameron MP 10 Downing Street London SW1A 2AA Dear Prime Minister, We believe the refugee crisis currently facing Europe demands urgent action. All member states of the EU must look beyond their borders to address wider, global issues. But Europe – far from rising up to this […]

 
My first EDM – the importance of votes for 16 and 17 year olds on the EU

My first EDM – the importance of votes for 16 and 17 year olds on the EU

May 31, 2015 at 1:23 pm

I believe that 16 and 17 year olds need to have a voice on their future and the future of our country in the upcoming referendum on the EU. It is for this reason that this week I tabled an Early Day Motion for people to show their support for […]

 
Twitter, 1 April

Social media solving problems

April 2, 2015 at 9:40 pm

I work very hard to be accessible to local residents and I know different people feel comfortable getting in touch through different ways. For instance, many people like to come along to a set time to one of my surgeries to raise issues with me. Email is, of course, very […]

 
Finchley Road, 2nd March

38 Degrees NHS petition

March 2, 2015 at 9:10 pm

Many of you may be familiar with 38 Degrees – it is an organisation that helps individuals and communities campaign on specific issues. I certainly hear from them a lot! Anything that helps constituents assess their priorities and vocalise their concerns is helpful to me. They have had multiple campaigns […]