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Women are the hardest hit

On Sunday I spent a lovely morning at the annual Mothers’ Day celebrations at the Elim Pentecostal Church in Catford. With International Women’s Day having just passed, the impact of the Coalition’s agenda on women and mothers was at the forefront of my mind. I am proud to be a member of a party which [...]

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A busy week!

This week seemed to be one of those weeks where you just wonder where all the hours have gone! On Tuesday I took part in two debates in the House of Commons. First up was a debate secured by my colleague David Lammy on the proposed Crossrail 2 project. I used the debate as an [...]

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It’s time to tackle the cost of living crisis

Every fortnight at my constituency advice surgeries, I meet people who are struggling to make ends meet. Many people tell me how hard it is to get work or to get extra hours at work. Others tell me how they see prices going up but their wages being frozen. So sadly, it wasn’t a huge [...]