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Animal Experiments

For almost 30 years I have championed the fight against animal cruelty and have signed countless Early Day Motions opposing practices and actions involving cruelty to animals in the UK and world-wide. I was elected on a manifesto with a vision “where no animal is made to suffer unnecessary pain and degradation”, and that committed …

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December 2021 Islington North Newsletter – December 2021

Dear friends, I am very proud to represent Islington North: our communities, mutual aid groups,community centres, faith groups; our voluntary legal advice organisations, Islington Council, the Whittington Hospital and all NHS, public services and key workers. Many continue to work effortlessly to ensure that we all have access to essential services. The positive bonds of …

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Funding for Transport for London (TfL)

I support adequate funding for London’s Transport System. In parliament last week I asked the Secretary of State for Transport:“Will the Secretary of State assure the House that when he meets and gets into discussions with Transport for London, hopefully today or tomorrow, he will take into consideration the effects of rising fares, reduced services …

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Standing up for grasslands

Many are voicing their concerns about preserving our green spaces and grasslands, and these concerns are not only justified, but also crucial.  The UK has already lost 97 per cent of its meadows and other species-rich grasslands. The government must recognise the importance of protecting our grasslands, meadows and natural habitats as a means of …

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