Fabian Hamilton - Member of Parliament for Leeds North East
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Leeds North East CLP to welcome Emily Thornberry MP

Leeds North East CLP to welcome Emily Thornberry MP

Leeds North East CLP welcomes Emily Thornberry MP, Shadow Foreign Secretary, to our constituency festive dinner. Thursday 14th December 7pm-10pm Greek Orthodox Community Centre, Harehills Avenue, LS8 4EU Tickets, including a full meal from a wonderful local Punjabi caterer, are £20 for adults, £10 for concessions. Buy tickets here - http://buytickets.at/leedsnortheastclp/127676  The evening is a chance to hear speeches from Fabian and Emily, and celebrate the year with local Labour colleagues. Please email tom@leedsne.co.uk with any dietary requirements you may have.… Read more


Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson refuses to apologise over Libya comments

Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson refuses to apologise over Libya comments

  Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson refuses to apologise over Libya comments During the Conservative Party conference, Boris Johnson remarked that the Libyan city of Sirte would be a good tourist destination "when they clear the dead bodies away". In light of the recent conflict in Libya, this comment not only… Read more


Westminster Hall Debate - Human Rights in Iran

Featured in The National, speaking at a Westminster Hall debate on human rights in Iran: Labour’s Fabian Hamilton, who represents Leeds North East, also highlighted Rouhani’s Scottish connection, saying: “In spite of the thesis that he wrote while at university in Glasgow, we have seen no significant human rights improvements in… Read more


Statement on synagogue vandalism in Leeds North East

Statement on synagogue vandalism in Leeds North East

Fabian Hamilton MP: Statement on synagogue vandalism in Leeds North East “As a Jew, the vandalism at the Etz Chaim synagogue in Alwoodley was particularly hurtful for me on a personal level, but to happen in my own constituency was even more of a disappointment. It is important we treat… Read more


Statement on Nobel Peace Prize 2017 winner - ICAN

Fabian Hamilton MP, Shadow Minister for Peace and Disarmament, statement on the Nobel Peace Prize, awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN):   “As a long-time supporter of ICAN and the work it does to encourage the ultimate abolition of nuclear weapons worldwide, I am extremely pleased… Read more


Fabian Hamilton: “Kim Jong Un is more dangerous than Trump”

Fabian Hamilton: “Kim Jong Un is more dangerous than Trump”

Shadow Minister for Peace and Disarmament, Fabian Hamilton MP has warned that Kim Jong Un is more dangerous than President Trump, as rhetoric escalates on the Korean peninsula. In an interview with the Daily Politics from the Labour Party Conference in Brighton this week, Hamilton said “America has a very… Read more


Statesmanship, not Brinkmanship - Statement on North Korea

Statesmanship, not Brinkmanship - Statement on North Korea

The world needs Statesmanship over North Korea, not Brinkmanship Back in March, Fabian Hamilton was the only British MP present in New York for the initial negotiations of the UN Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty, paving the way for mainstream thought at the UN, in line with over 120 countries… Read more


Charity Cycle to Aachen, Germany

Charity Cycle to Aachen, Germany

I completed the challenge of this 400km bike ride on Monday August 14th when I arrived in Aachen in Germany for the final leg of the trip on the fifth day after leaving Leeds Civic Hall.  The 32km ride from the historic Dutch town of Maastricht took less than two… Read more


Fabian Hamilton MP meets with Macedonian Foreign Minister

Fabian Hamilton MP meets with Macedonian Foreign Minister

Fabian Hamilton MP met with Nikola Dimitrov, Foreign Minister of Labour's sister party in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia in the House of Commons. The current government in his country is working hard to bring social justice and economic development to their landlocked nation of just two million citizens. It's… Read more


Fabian Hamilton MP opens Roundhay Retirement Homes

Fabian Hamilton MP opens Roundhay Retirement Homes

Guests joined MP for Leeds North East, Fabian Hamilton, to celebrate the grand opening of McCarthy and Stone’s new Retirement Living development, Devonshire Grange, in Roundhay last week. After a guided tour of the furnished show apartments and communal areas, Fabian Hamilton MP marked the official opening with a ribbon cutting… Read more


Labour majority in Leeds North East dramatically increased at June 8th General Election

Labour majority in Leeds North East dramatically increased at June 8th General Election

In case you missed it, here is the general election result for Leeds North East on June 8th 2017:   Labour: 33,436 (63.1%) Conservative: 16,445 (31%) Liberal Democrat:   1,952 (3.7%) Green Party:      680 (1.3%) Yorkshire Party:        303 (0.6%) Alliance for Green Socialism (AGS):   116 (0.2%) Christian People's Alliance:   … Read more


Labour's Pledges and the Conservatives' Miserable Record

Labour's Pledges and the Conservatives' Miserable Record

Here you can find some of Labour's manifesto pledges and the Conservatives' failings, in a clearly laid out manner. If you check out the previous article posted on the website you can find more detailed information on all of these issues. … Read more