Archive for category: Opinion

Cough up, Theresa!

Cough up, Theresa!

March 29, 2017 at 5:47 pm

At Prime Minister’s Questions I took the PM and her smirking Foreign Secretary to task over promises made in the campaign to leave the European Union. Boris Johnson led a campaign that quite clearly promised – via a big red bus and countless speeches – an extra £350m per week […]

 
Today’s vote on Brexit

Today’s vote on Brexit

February 1, 2017 at 7:28 pm

On June 23rd 2016 Hampstead and Kilburn voted to Remain in the European Union by an overwhelming margin. Since then, in town-hall meetings, in the masses of correspondence sent to my office, and in frequent encounters on our streets, residents have underlined their view that I should continue to oppose […]

 
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 […]

 
Where are the Panama Papers?

Where are the Panama Papers?

July 19, 2016 at 6:07 pm

Today I challenged the new Treasury team on the Government’s record on tax evasion, with a specific question following up on the Panama Papers scandal. In April, the Panama Papers revelations prompted the former Prime Minister David Cameron to announce a £10 million cross-departmental taskforce, committed to ensuring that the […]

 
EU Referendum

EU Referendum

June 24, 2016 at 9:52 am

The result of the EU Referendum poses an enormous challenge to our economic and political future. I respect the outcome of the democratic process, and would like to place on record my thanks to campaigners across Camden and Brent who fought tirelessly for a Remain vote. I share their dismay […]