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

Labour Party Conference 2017
Dear Friends, At Labour Party Conference in Brighton this year I had the privilege of delivering a speech on the conference floor. You can watch my full speech here.

Prime Minister's Questions
Dear Friends, Today I had the honour of standing in for Jeremy Corbyn at Prime Minister's Questions after Theresa May pulled out to attend a reception for the royal visitors from Spain.

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”?