My latest update – Substandard Streatham surgeries & more
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Act for Cats – give cats the same protections as other animals
Demanding Action on the Cost of Living Crisis, Defending the Right to Protest
Parliamentary Work & Campaigns
I’m glad MPs from across the House ultimately voted to overturn plans to get rid of them later this year. Scrapping this safe, effective and accessible form of abortion care would have been a blatant attack on women’s ability to access care.
Ahead of the Spring Statement, I called on the Government to reverse the planned National Insurance hike. Research from the New Economics Foundation found that since the last election, disposable incomes have fallen by £110 for the poorest 50% and risen by £3,300 for...
I’ve been standing with RMT members fighting back against P&O’s mass sacking of its workforce earlier this month. This came ahead of a Labour Opposition Day in which I voted to reinstate the 800 unjustly dismissed P&O workers, withdraw P&O’s government...
There is a clear consensus that the Government must do more to tackle violence against women. This week, I called on them to address institutional misogyny in policing, reverse cuts to specialist services for survivors and ensure boys aren’t learning the wrong lessons in school and from culture more widely.
The energy bill increase is a political choice. Let’s make a better one.
In the 2019 Conservative leadership election, Boris Johnson claimed: “I want everybody who comes here and makes their lives here to be and to feel British”. But government policy is effectively telling hundreds of thousands of children the exact opposite.
This week, the Government brought forward long-awaited legislation on leasehold reform.
Whilst its Ground Rents Bill sounds like a step in the right direction for future homeowners, it doesn’t go far enough towards ending this exploitative model of ownership.
In the past week, we have heard sombre stories about the state of children’s social care in the UK. The Department for Education revealed that the number of looked-after children has hit its highest number yet – up 1 per cent from 2020 to 80,850.