MP for Hackney North and Stoke Newington &
Shadow Home Secretary
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15 Mar 2013
The government has run out of ideas on sexual health
Diane Abbott MP, Labour’s shadow public health minister, calls the government’s much heralded, 22 month-delayed sexual health policy document an ‘insult’ to the public, healthcare workers and local authorities.
14 Mar 2013
Diane Abbott MP, Labour’s shadow public health minister attacks government over public relations spending
Patients groups have raised concerns that the NHS is spending millions of pounds a year on public relations instead of putting the cash towards front line services.
14 Mar 2013
We need real action to reduce salt, not this masquerade
Diane Abbott welcomes action to reduce salt consumption, following Labour’s call for action, but calls the government’s strategy a ‘delayed, chaotic, smoke and mirrors masquerade’
06 Mar 2013
Labour reveal 2,181 hit by Bedroom Tax in Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Diane Abbott MP has today revealed National Housing Federation figures which show 2,181 will be hit by the government’s ‘Bedroom Tax’ losing on average £728 per year.
27 Feb 2013
A new report shows that alcohol consumption in England much higher than reported
Research published in the European Journal of Public Health finds that over three quarters of people in England could be drinking in excess of the recommended daily alcohol limit. The researchers say that it is currently unknown who consumes nearly half of all of the alcohol sold in England, as self-reported alcohol consumption only accounts for 40-60% of alcohol sales
25 Feb 2013
We must challenge any normalisation of sexism on university campuses
Diane Abbott, Labour’s Shadow Public Health Minister, calls on the government and universities to tackle the normalisation of sexism on campuses, following the NUS research on ‘lad culture’
21 Feb 2013
One in 10 children are now obese when they start school - we need action
Diane Abbott, shadow public health minister, has attacked the government over their failing obesity strategy, as the latest data from the NHS Information Centre, shows that almost all the indicators for the future of the crisis are still pointing the wrong way.
07 Feb 2013
Health inequalities are chilling and it needs more action
The government must do more to tackle health inequalities. We need to build a society where someone’s health and life chances are not determined by their social status at birth.
24 Jan 2013
The country’s maternity services are dangerously fragile after this government’s mismanagement
Diane Abbott MP, Labour’s shadow public health minister, responds to the Department of Health’s announcement that 100 hospitals are to take part in £25 maternity unit makeover.
15 Jan 2013
The threat to Hackney police and fire stations is a hammer blow
Diane Abbott MP, MP for Hackney North and Stoke Newington responds to the news that Kingsland fire station and Hackney police station is closing
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