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Report (Islington North) July 2020

This month I have been as busy as ever, attending various local, national, and international meetings online.   Lockdown restrictions are slowly lifting, albeit with much confusion and backpeddling from the government on promises and solutions to the Covid-19 pandemic. Still, the technology continues to accommodate our workfrom outside parliament, whilst a ‘bit of both’ is …

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Brazil and Coronavirus – iNews 21 June 2020

Jeremy Corbyn: Brazil’s coronavirus deaths have shot up, as Bolsonaro neglects public health – let’s speak up against him Brazil now has the second most deaths and cases in the world from COVID-19, with figures as of June 20 of 1,038,568 cases and 49,090 deaths. Disgracefully, Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro initially dismissed Covid-19 as …

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George Floyd – iNews 3 June 2020

Jeremy Corbyn: The Government cannot ignore George Floyd’s death – or the racism experienced by black people in the UK The death of George Floyd, an unarmed 46-year-old Black man, after his arrest by four policemen in Minneapolis has triggered protests in the US and around the world. He screamed for his life as a …

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Report (Islington North) June 2020

Black Lives Matter:  My great friend Dawn Butler (the hon’ Member for Brent Central), secured a debate on Covid-19: BAME and she has done incredible work in this area and I was pleased to speak in her debate.I began by suggesting that we should all learn and teach history much better in this country in …

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Report (Islington North) May 2020

To each one of you I send my heartfelt solidarity.  Due to the entire country being in lockdown since early April, our last coming together in one space was in February.  As I handed over the leadership to Keir Starmer on April 5th, the Coronavirus pandemic had already begun to transform our world.  High-level discussions …

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