About Emily

Emily lives in Islington with her husband and three children, having moved here over 20 years ago. She was elected Member of Parliament for Islington South & Finsbury in the 2005 General Election, and was re-elected in 2015 with a majority of 12,708.

Latest News Posts

Full text of Emily's speech to RUSI: 'UK defence policy and the EU'
I want to say at the outset that it has always seemed obvious to me that we are most safe when we are surrounded by friends, as we are now, and so why would we want to fall out with...

Emily takes on MoD over Trident costs
Read the story here.

Latest Blog Posts

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The EU and NATO are two sides of the same coin
Read the article for Prospect here.

How George Osborne Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Universal Credit
Remember Universal Credit? You know, “the most radical overhaul of our welfare system since its inception”? The “once in a generation reform” that was going to “improve the lives of millions”?