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International Women’s Day – VICE UK Event

International Women’s Day – VICE UK Event

March 9, 2017 at 11:50 am

In addition to my contributions in Parliament, I was pleased to mark International Women’s Day 2017 by joining a panel hosted by Vice UK. The event at the Picturehouse Central in Piccadilly saw the launch of ‘WOMAN,’ a revolutionary show about global womanhood and gender-based violence, to VICELAND (Vice’s TV […]

 
International Women’s Day – #FreeNazanin

International Women’s Day – #FreeNazanin

March 8, 2017 at 11:27 am

In today’s International Women’s Day debate in Westminster, I was proud to focus on my constituent, charity worker, mother and wife, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe who was detained upon her arrival at Iran’s Khomeini airport back in April 2016. She has been handed a five-year jail sentence, following spurious charges of espionage […]

 
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 […]

 
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 […]

 
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 […]