The true measure of a civilised society is not in its hostility but in its humanity.
The Government uses the language of “protecting women”, but austerity and real-terms cuts to benefits and pensions has targeted those of us most at risk.
Serco workers at Barts NHS Trust don’t need lectures on exercising pay restraint — they live with the impact of it everyday:
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