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23 Jul 2014
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15 Jul 2014
Diane speaks out against the Government's decision to rush the Data Retention & Investigatory Powers Bill through Parliament
Diane Abbott MP today raised her concerns about the Government's decision to give the House of Commons only one day to consider emergency legislation affecting our civil liberties.
14 Jul 2014
Diane raises Israel-Gaza conflict during Defence Oral Questions
Diane Abbott MP urged the Government to work towards a ceasefire in the conflict between Israel and Gaza
07 Jul 2014
Richard Benyon MP and London's Housing Crisis
Tory MP Richard Benyon's involvement in the purchase of the New Era Estate in Hackney is emblematic of the wider crisis within London's broken property market. Diane writes for the Huffington Post UK.
02 Jul 2014
Diane Abbott MP challenges Prime Minister on London housing crisis
On the 02/07/ 2014 Diane Abbott MP challenged David Cameron during Prime Minister's Questions on Conservative MP's involvement in the purchase of a housing estate in Hackney with a view to driving up rents and threatening families with eviction.
15 May 2014
Mental Health and the BME Community in London
Delivered at the Centre for Social Justice
12 May 2014
Labour is doomed if it buys into Tory austerity, so let's spell out an alternative
A Labour government that implements cuts on the scale set out by George Osborne will struggle to last more than one term
12 May 2014
Challenging ministers on rising number of UK veterans seeking help for mental health issues
Calling on the government to address the problems of mental illness and homelessness amongst military veterans.
02 May 2014
Theresa May is right to tackle stop-and-search. It's done enough harm already
The Home Secretary announced this week plans to reign in the use of 'stop and search' powers
30 Apr 2014
Progress for reform of 'stop and search' powers
The Home Secretary has announced changes to the use of stop and search powers, acknowledging that they have been used disproportionately against minority groups.
04 Apr 2014
Welcoming timetable for plain packaging
I was glad to hear that the government has finally set out a plan to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes
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Diane Abbott Labour MP for Hackney North and Stoke Newington