My work

Nationalities & Borders Bill

I support the right of all people to claim asylum. I feel that there is a moral obligation to ensure there are always safe and legal routes for refugees seeking sanctuary in the UK. We all know that the Bill produces a two-tier system of refugee protection based not on need, but on a refugee’s …

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Animal Welfare

I have always been a keen supporter of animal welfare; I support legislation to ban primates being kept as pets, live animal exports for slaughter, puppy imports, cats and kittens imports, a ban on fur and hunting trophies, to recognise that animals are sentient and to end the badger cull. I support a ban on …

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Junior Doctors Pay

I have campaigned for years for more funding for the NHS to ensure we have a service that works and that frontline workers like Junior Doctors and nurses get decent pay.  I have vigorously opposed the creeping privatisation we have seen over recent years. We saw the Government apply its policy of austerity when Junior …

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