The Labour MP for Leeds North East

I sincerely hope my new web site will serve as a useful means of communication for constituents.  This page shows  news items with links for more detail and the most recent additions are at the top. The menus above give access to other sections of the site. Please use it to keep in touch and to send me messages.

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Latest News

16/06/2016
This afternoon, my colleague Jo Cox – the MP for Batley and Spen – was brutally murdered in the West Yorkshire market town of Birstall, between Leeds and Bradford.  Jo came to see me in 2014 to ask for m…
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01/06/2016
It already seems an age ago that the Leeds City Council elections took place, and in North East Leed…
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01/06/2016
In my role as Shadow minister with responsibility for Sub-Saharan Africa, I was contacted in April b…
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01/06/2016
At a meeting for the Somaliland Community in Sheffield, I was impressed by Dr Edna Adan Ismail minis…
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01/06/2016
The theme of this event was Democratic Accountability, State Sovereignty and International Governanc…
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