Today on the Education Committee we are launching our new inquiry into the challenges facing children and young people from Gypsy, Roma and Traveller backgrounds.… Read More »Challenges facing young people from Gypsy, Roma and Traveller backgrounds
Today in Parliament, I voted against an amendment to a Bill proposing to prevent pension administrators from pursuing ethical investment policies.
I wonder whose side history will come down on in the end, those who challenge injustice and power or the perpetrators of injustice? My speech… Read More »Speech on disability rights on the Judicial Review and Courts Bill
This week the Tories made real terms cuts to social security benefits and pensions — but this isn’t the first time. Over the last decade,… Read More »Speech on welfare reform and disabilities
Cutting benefits and pensions is a political choice. Fuel poverty is a political choice. Hunger is a political choice. My speech against the social security… Read More »Speaking out on pensions and benefits cuts