Tories wasting taxpayer’s money
Tories wasting taxpayer’s money

Tories wasting taxpayer’s money

Grateful to @RachelReevesMP for letting me intervene on her excellent budget response to raise this shocking waste of taxpayers’ money – paying the Science Secretary’s libel fees – which would have been much better spent supporting British scientists to drive…

Is the Home Office so perfect, that everything is going so well, that it should be above scrutiny? Or is it more the case that everything is going so badly, including on Rwanda, the asylum backlog and our border security, that there is no hope of improvement
Is the Home Office so perfect, that everything is going so well, that it should be above scrutiny? Or is it more the case that everything is going so badly, including on Rwanda, the asylum backlog and our border security, that there is no hope of improvement

Is the Home Office so perfect, that everything is going so well, that it should be above scrutiny? Or is it more the case that everything is going so badly, including on Rwanda, the asylum backlog and our border security, that there is no hope of improvement

David Neal's reports show the Tories have completely lost their grip on borders and immigration. I asked the Minister if he believes everything is perfectly fine in the Home Office, or if he recognised that the only hope of ending…

Brilliant to hear from the Bicycle Association how they are working to ensure every child in Newcastle Central has the skills and bikes they need to cycle
Brilliant to hear from the Bicycle Association how they are working to ensure every child in Newcastle Central has the skills and bikes they need to cycle

Brilliant to hear from the Bicycle Association how they are working to ensure every child in Newcastle Central has the skills and bikes they need to cycle

Brilliant to hear from @BicycleAssociation how they are working to ensure every child in #NewcastleCentral has the skills and bikes they need to cycle. Cycling is so good for mental & physical wellbeing, and also for the environment. Every child…

Violence against women and girls
Violence against women and girls

Violence against women and girls

Sarah Everard’s vile murder horrified the country and demonstrated how women’s voices and fears had been ignored. I told the Home Secretary his words & actions had to reflect that & asked him about information sharing between forces so predators…

Update on Planned Closure of Boots North Kenton – correspondence with the Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Boots
Update on Planned Closure of Boots North Kenton – correspondence with the Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Boots

Update on Planned Closure of Boots North Kenton – correspondence with the Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Boots

    RE: Planned Closure of Boots North Kenton Dear Sebastian James, I am writing to you with deep concern following recent news that 300 Boots stores will close; among these will be the branch in North Kenton in my…

Many constituents have written to me upset at the difference they see in how Palestinian lives, Palestinian dignity and Islamophobia are valued in comparison with Israeli lives, Israeli dignity and antisemitism
Many constituents have written to me upset at the difference they see in how Palestinian lives, Palestinian dignity and Islamophobia are valued in comparison with Israeli lives, Israeli dignity and antisemitism

Many constituents have written to me upset at the difference they see in how Palestinian lives, Palestinian dignity and Islamophobia are valued in comparison with Israeli lives, Israeli dignity and antisemitism

Many in #Newcastle are upset by what they see as different value placed on Palestinian lives, dignity & Islamophobia and Israeli lives, dignity & antisemitism.I asked the Minister to condemn Israelis who reject a Palestinian state & the shocking actions…

HORIZON Post Office scandal – what action is the Minister taking to restore Public confidence?
HORIZON Post Office scandal – what action is the Minister taking to restore Public confidence?

HORIZON Post Office scandal – what action is the Minister taking to restore Public confidence?

The #HorizonPostOfficeScandal is one of the greatest miscarriages of justice in British history. I asked the Minister what he is doing to restore public confidence in the Post Office, technology & his Department & if he recognises that swift compensation…