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Don’t Cut the Support for Learning Service!

I am supporting local National Education Union members taking strike action today to protest against cuts to essential educational support for children with special educational

Newsletter 4 December 2020

Dear, It has now been just over a year since you, Labour members, chose me to be your Labour candidate for Poplar and Limehouse and

Statement on Covid restrictions

Today I voted against the Prime Minister’s coronavirus proposals. The Government’s response to the pandemic needs be consistent and save lives.

Letter on deportation flights

I’m calling on the Government to cancel the planned deportation of up to 50 Black British residents to Jamaica. Whilst no one condones criminality the

16 Days of Action Against Gender Based Violence

Yesterday began #16Days of Action Against Gender Based Violence. Work being done by Women’s Aid, Centre for Women’s Justice, Justice for Women and Karma Nirvana is vitally important in raising the

Increase statutory sick pay

Ahead of the #SpendingReview today, I have called on Rishi Sunak to increase statutory sick pay. Everyone should be able to afford to self-isolate.

Local Services Funding

I was elected on a manifesto that pledged not just to protect public services, but to extend them. As demand increases, funds have not. Funding

Parking charges for NHS staff

NHS staff at Royal London Hospital and everywhere should not have to pay for parking during this pandemic. That is why I’ve signed this letter

BAME Curriculums

We must challenge the rhetoric of Tory pressure groups who label progressive curriculum changes as ‘the woke agenda’. Our school curriculum should reflect the lived experience

Vaccination Priority for BAME Communities

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation have published interim advice on which at-risk groups should be prioritised for a vaccine. With evidence after evidence confirming

Overseas Operations Bill

We must have a transparent justice system, in order to protect all of those affected by war. We must make sure that the mistakes of Iraq