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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.

Sustainability and Transformation Plans - STPs

The NHS and councils are working to develop a Sustainability and Transformation Plan for north east London.

DBS delays causing havoc in people's lives

I have seen an increase in the number of constituents unable to work because of delays

Lottery Funding for First World War projects

There is still time to apply for funding and anyone in Hackney with an idea for their own project should get in touch with the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Disposal of Public Land for New Homes

Channel 4 Dispatches; The Great Housing Scandal

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