Remembering three members of the London Auxiliary Fire Service who died as a result of enemy action whilst fighting fires in 1941.
Remembering three members of the London Auxiliary Fire Service who died as a result of enemy action whilst fighting fires in 1941.

Welcome to my newsletter for Poplar and Limehouse, the best way to keep up to date on some of the things I do as a Member of Parliament. This update is only a few snapshots; it cannot cover the regular surgeries, ongoing case work, research and many enquiries we receive every day.

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Brexit Latest
The Prime Minister has agreed with the EU a short extension to Article 50 and there was an urgent question on this today.  The Speaker also announced this week that the Brexit deal would need to be substantially changed before another meaningful vote.
Remembering Fallen Firefighters
On Monday I attended the unveiling of a plaque to remember three members of the London Auxiliary Fire Service who died as a result of enemy action whilst fighting fires on Dod Street on 19/20 March 1941.
On Monday I had a productive meeting with the Chief Executive of Gateway Housing Association, Kate Dodsworth.
Earth Hour UK
On Tuesday I pledged my support for WWF's New Deal for Nature and People.  I invite you to join me in switching off your lights for #EarthHourUK on 30 March at 8.30pm.
Medicinal Cannabis
On Tuesday I attended an event calling for urgent action to address the critical lack of access to medical cannabis, and MPs heard from affected families.
Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
On Wednesday I supported an event by the APPG on Ovarian Cancer raising awareness of the symptoms of this cancer; a cancer that kills 11 women every day.
On Monday I met the youth organisation OMG Education which provides mentoring, traineeships and personal development workshops in Tower Hamlets.
Irish in Britain
To mark St. Patrick's Day I attended an event with 'Irish in Britain'; a member organisation with over 120 Irish charities, societies and groups.
New constituency office
Yesterday my constituency office moved to a new location in Poplar, click here for the address and a map.  My future advice surgeries will be held here.
Questions to the Prime Minister
Wednesday saw the latest questions to the Prime Minister.  Jeremy Corbyn asked for a meeting with the Prime Minister, and questioned her on extending Article 50 and what changes would be made to her Brexit Deal.

This week in Parliament...

The Speaker made a statement on future Brexit meaningful votes, there was an urgent question on far-right extremism and a Westminster Hall debate on ISIS Members returning to the UK.

There was an urgent question on Child Sexual Exploitation Victims and an adjournment debate on local authority responsibilities under the 1989 Children's Act.

There was an emergency debate on extending Article 50 and there was a Westminster Hall debate on Special Educational Needs.

There was a select committee statement on Leasehold Reform and there were debates on services for people with autism and NICE appraisals.

Today there were urgent questions on Article 50 extension, Gaza Border Deaths and knife crime, and a number of Private Members' Bills were considered.

Parliamentary Activity

Please follow the links to view my Voting Record, spoken material, the written questions I've submitted and the Early Day Motions (EDMs) I've supported.
For further updates you can check my social media, particularly my Twitter account. You can catch up on all the news and events from Parliament here.
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