Fabian Hamilton - Member of Parliament for Leeds North East
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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 who voted in favour of the Treaty last week. Make no mistake, North Korea’s reckless and needless latest provocations are extremely worrying and dangerous, given the amount of potential civilian casualties from the launch of a nuclear weapon. This threat should be dealt with through diplomacy, as negotiations should take precedent over tensions, in the interests of innocent people, not just in North Korea, but across the world. In the face of the threat from North Korea, the world needs firm statesmanship, not provocative brinksmanship. This is why the British government should make every effort to embrace the UN Nuclear… 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


Labour's Manifesto and the Conservatives' Broken Pledges

Labour's Manifesto and the Conservatives' Broken Pledges

  Last week I attended the launch of Labour's 2017 manifesto, and I will be be proud to stand for re-election on a document that pledges to invest in edcaution, the NHS, the environment, and our futures. The manifesto is fully costed as set out in Funding Britain's Future. Labour has also… Read more


Labour GAIN

Labour GAIN

   It has been an honour and a pleasure to serve the people of Leeds North East over the last twenty years, and it is always a delight when a voter gives you their personal backing despite party differences. A resident of Leeds North East and former Liberal Democrat voter… Read more


Statement by Fabian on Leaving the European Union

Statement by Fabian on Leaving the European Union

     On June 23rd, 2016 the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. The outcome of the referendum was the result of a divisive and dispiriting campaign and the failures of the former Prime Minister David Cameron who gambled with our prosperity for his own party political… Read more


Statement by Fabian on the disciplinary action taken by the Labour Party against Ken Livingstone

Statement by Fabian on the disciplinary action taken by the Labour Party against Ken Livingstone

Like so many of my colleagues in Parliament and in constituency Labour parties throughout the country, I was appalled that former London Mayor Ken Livingstone was allowed to remain a member of our Party following the deeply offensive claims he made about Adolf Hitler having allegedly been a 'supporter… Read more