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

21/11/2016
The End of the Jungle Last month saw the destruction by the French Police and Security forces of the so-called ‘Jungle’ in Calais. I always hated that name, used by sections of the British media to suggest that those seeking refuge there were little better than animals.   Certainly the residents of the camps were treated li…
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21/11/2016
Larium On October 27th I took part in the Westminster Hall debate on the use of the Anti-Malarial…
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21/11/2016
New Surgery Venues I try to select venues for advice surgeries which reflect the needs of constitue…
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24/10/2016
Lord Mayor of Leeds Cllr Gerry Harper and Lady Mayoress Lynne Scholes with winning Leeds West In…
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24/10/2016
This summer has been a difficult time for the Labour Party – members will not need to be reminded of how strong feelings have been on all sides since the final weeks of the last Parliamentary ye…
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