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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 […]

 
Free Nazanin: 100 Days of Detention

Free Nazanin: 100 Days of Detention

July 12, 2016 at 2:21 pm

My constituent, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, has been detained for 100 days with minimal contact with the outside world, whilst her daughter has had her passport confiscated and is unable to return home. Today at Foreign Office Questions, I asked the Foreign Secretary to condemn the Iranian Authorities’ behaviour and I am […]

 
The consequences of Brexit

The consequences of Brexit

July 7, 2016 at 10:06 am

This piece first appeared in the Ham and High on Thursday 30th June Though I accept the outcome of the EU Referendum, I am enormously disappointed at the path the country has chosen. My position has always been that Britain was better off in the European Union, as I believed […]

 
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 […]

 
Vote to Remain in the European Union!

Vote to Remain in the European Union!

June 22, 2016 at 2:49 pm

It is my unwavering belief that Britain is stronger, safer, and better off as a Member of the European Union. I have signed a number of letters during this campaign that outline the case for in, in the fullest hope that we can inspire a Remain vote tomorrow. One such […]