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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 […]

 
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 […]

 
Question to the Chancellor – Financial impact on the disabled

Question to the Chancellor – Financial impact on the disabled

November 29, 2016 at 12:44 pm

Today at Treasury Questions I raised the desperate state of social care services in our community. Research from Scope has shown that disabled people make up a third of social care users, but Government cuts are making it more and more difficult for them to lead independent lives. In just […]

 
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 […]