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02 Jul 2013
Diane Abbott MP highlights the tension caused between police and young ethnic minorities from excessive Stop and Search practices.
22 May 2013
Shadow public health minister Diane Abbott gave a speech in the lead up to the vote on the equal marriage bill for England and Wales, following its third reading today, in which she described it as “a momentous piece of legislation”.
16 May 2013
Diane Abbott MP, Labour’s shadow public health minister, indentifies a 'crisis of masculinity’ in Britain, arguing that rapid economic and social change has affected male identity, and created a number of largely unspoken problems. She will discuss the ways in which families, the bond between father and their children, and expectations around young men must be strengthened, against the backdrop of a number of deep public health and social problems.
11 Apr 2013
Diane Abbott reminds the House that after all the years that have passed since she stood down as leader of her party, there are still millions of people who felt themselves to be on the wrong side of the titanic battles that Margaret Thatcher fought.
13 Feb 2013
In a House of Commons debate, Diane Abbott argues that the quality of our food is too important a matter to be left to private equity predators.
24 Jan 2013
Keynote speech by Labour's shadow public health minister. The speech addresses a 'pornification' of popular British culture, the sexualisation of British adolescence and the rise of 'sexting' and 'slut-shaming' in schools.
04 Dec 2012
Shadow Minister for Public Health Diane Abbott gave a speech to the Government Knowledge conference on mental health: 'Rethinking mental health for the 21st century' on the 16th October 2012 in Central London.
21 Nov 2012
Diane Abbott MP for Hackney North and Stoke Newington, recently secured an adjournment debate on the issue of overseas aid and especially the relationship between DFID and UK based consultants. Here is a version of her speech.
01 Oct 2012
Diane recently gave a speech at the 7th annual LGBT summit held in Canterbury in Kent. Here is an abridged version of the speech.
29 Jun 2012
Diane Abbott spoke in a Westminster Hall on the many reasons as to why certain black and minority ethnic groups fare badly in terms of attainment in our education system.
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