Meetings for 1950’s-born women

Are you, or is someone you know, a 1950’s-born woman? If you or someone in your household were born in the 1950s, you may be affected by the increase in the pension age under the Conservative government. The increase in retirement age from 60 to beyond 65 has hit...

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Liz questions Foreign Secretary on climate change

Liz questions Foreign Secretary on climate change

  This afternoon Liz asked the Foreign Secretary what progress has been made through international cooperation on tackling climate change, as this issue becomes increasingly important. His answer was not reassuring. It is clear that climate change...

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No surgeries in August

My casework team has plenty of appointments available at the moment. As there will be no surgeries in the month of August, please do get in touch with my office if you need support or advice - there is no need to wait until September. If you require support or advice,...

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Liz speaks on Animal Rights

Liz speaks on Animal Rights

  I recently spoke in a debate on the nationwide ban of the use of wild animals in travelling circuses. It’s about time we moved on from this archaic practice and realise that our entertainment comes at a price. I'm therefore glad that this ban will...

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Liz leads cross-party letter to BioMarin

Liz leads cross-party letter to BioMarin

This afternoon I sent a cross-party letter to BioMarin, calling on them to make Kuvan more affordable so PKU patients in the UK are able to access it. It is about time BioMarin put patients before profits. This follows the petition handed in to BioMarin’s London HQ...

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Liz’s column, May 2019

Parliament returned last week, so we’ve finally had the chance to focus on key domestic issues; issues neglected for too long, as Westminster and Whitehall have focussed their resources almost solely on Brexit in recent months. The extension to the Brexit deadline...

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Liz’s column, April 2019

While Westminster is gridlocked, life goes on in our local communities, where concerns over public services, crime, climate change, housing, health and business are growing. Sick to the back teeth of the B word, they feel increasingly alienated from our politics. So,...

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Liz’s column, March 2019

On Monday I led a debate on behalf of Mr Andrew Ramanandi, the Head Teacher of St Joseph’s Primary School in Blaydon and over 104,000 teachers, support staff, heads, parents and governors from around the country who signed a petition calling for fair funding for...

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