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Show Racism The Red Card

Our Parliamentary Football team this week pitted our meagre sporting talents against a team of ex-professionals for a match at Stamford Bridge. The game was to highlight the campaign to show ‘Racism the Red Card’.

Transport Select Committee visit to HS2

With rail passenger numbers having doubled over the last 20 years, it is vital that we build for new capacity across the UK. With this in mind, the Transport Select Committee, of which I have been a member for the last 4 years, visited the site of the new HS2 development at London Euston.

Serious Violence Debate: My Speech on Knife Crime

This week, I once again spoke in the Chamber on the worrying topic of knife crime. Knife crime is a blight on our society and an issue close to my heart following my experience working in a youth centre in Brixton and Camberwell Green.

Local MP urges Parliament to become a Haven for Pollinators

Bexhill and Battle MP, Huw Merriman, has called on Parliament to become a home for bees and pollinators. Speaking in the House of Commons during a climate change debate, the MP called Parliament an “appalling environment” for pollinators and called on MPs to “do more than just talk a good game”.

Bringing about change that's positive

This week the team involved in the huge renovation project of Parliament unveiled plans for the new House of Commons chamber. This will be built on the former site of the Health Department. Of more interest to me is what we can do to the remainder of the Parliamentary estate.

Bringing about change that's positive

This week the team involved in the huge renovation project of Parliament unveiled plans for the new House of Commons chamber. This will be built on the former site of the Health Department. Of more interest to me is what we can do to the remainder of the Parliamentary estate.

Huw invites MPs to meeting to discuss greening of the parliamentary estate

In questions to the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Huw took to the chamber to ask MPs to attend a meeting with organisations such as Kew Gardens, Friends of the Earth and the RSPB to discuss his proposals for the greening of the parliamentary estate and to potentially bring a