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Opposition motion on Brexit

Theresa May now says she wants a red, white and blue Brexit. I don’t care what colour the Government choose, without a plan it remains a blank sheet of paper.

Openreach to separate from BT

BT has had its chance. Now we need to crack on with getting super-fast broadband across Hackney.

World AIDS Day

We need to raise awareness, fight prejudice and improve education.

Centre for Public Scrutiny Annual Conference

My speech about the value of scrutiny.

Health Inequalities

Debate on tackling health inequalities.

Hackney Golden Ale in Parliament

Hackney Brewery made a guest appearance in the House of Commons.

There needs to be better support for women with ovarian cancer

Every year 7,300 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer in the UK, and 4,100 women die from the disease.

Autumn Statement - broadband

Extra £400m pledged to superfast broadband. A pledge is one thing but there now needs to be real action.

Autumn Statement

Comment on the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s Autumn Statement.

Government U-Turn on Pay to Stay

Plans to force higher-earning social housing tenants to pay more in rent have been scrapped by the government.

Protecting the Public’s Money

My annual report examining the work of the Public Accounts Committee, covering topics such as the NHS, tax, devolution, transparency and accountability.

Opposition motion on Yemen

I was not in Parliament for the debate due to a prior commitment, arranged well in advance of the agreement of the subject of the debate,
with authorisation from the whips.

Syrian Resettlement Programme

The government needs to support local authorities in providing homes for those fleeing war and human rights abuses.

Prime Minister's Questions

Constituents are able to attend any question session in Parliament.

Gascoyne Community Centre

Redeveloped community centre grand opening.

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