Raising banking malpractice and a constituent
Raising banking malpractice and a constituent's case in a debate on whistleblowers.
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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.

If you are a constituent and would like to get in touch, please feel free to send me an email: jim.fitzpatrick.mp@parliament.uk along with your name and address.

Best wishes,

Whistleblowers & Banking Malpractice
On Wednesday I spoke in support of a constituent who a whistleblower has exposed as being a victim of banking malpractice.
Assisted Dying
Yesterday I spoke in support of legal changes that would provide the robust safeguards needed to allow citizens with terminal illness to end their lives in dignity.
Queen's Award for Voluntary Service
Last Friday I joined Sister Christine and volunteers from Neighbours in Poplar to celebrate their receipt of the prestigious Queen's Award. 
Road Safety
Yesterday I challenged the Government on the stagnation of the reduction of road casualties and called for action to address our most dangerous roads.
Canary Wharf Summer Reception
On Monday I was a pleasure to join many from the local community at Canary Wharf Group's annual summer reception at the Poplar Rowing Club.
RNIB - Sight Loss Advice
On Tuesday I supported the launch of RNIB's Sight Loss Advice Service and met their Eye Clinic Liaison Officers.  Above with RNIB's chair Ellie Southwood.
Iran Freedom
On Tuesday I attended an event dedicated to Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe of The British Committee for Iran Freedom.
Council Housing Reception
On Tuesday I attended a reception to celebrate the centenary of the first laws that allowed council housing.  I met with Cllr Sirajul Islam, Tower Hamlets Homes CEO Susmita Sen and THH Board Member Safia Jama.
The Day of the Single Parent
On Wednesday I gave my support to single parents at an event to launch a new APPG and a new national day to remember these hard-working mums and dads!
Brake: The Road Safety Charity
On Wednesday I attended the reception of the charity Brake and continue to support their campaigns to make our roads safer.
The Aviation Reception
On Tuesday I attended this annual reception to hear from the Aviation Minister and hear about sustainable aviation.
Questions to the Prime Minister
On Wednesday at the latest questions to the Prime Minister Jeremy Corbyn asked about Brexit, including a no-deal Brexit and the impact this would have on manufacturing and food pricing.


This week in Parliament...

There was a statement on the NHS long-term plan, debates on the budgets for International Development and Education, and an adjournment debate on children's palliative care.

There was an urgent question on Hong Kong, a statement on problem gambling, and debates on the budgets for further departments.

There was a statement on Daesh, and debates on Income Tax and Dangerous Dogs.

There were debates on ending the sale of petrol and diesel cars and assisted dying.

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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