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

Abortion Rights March
Dear Friends, Last Sunday I took part in a St Patrick’s Day march with the London-Irish Abortion Rights Campaign.

Earth Hour
Yesterday I signed up to support WWF's tenth Earth Hour by making a special pledge to help protect the planet. I am delighted to support Earth Hour and demonstrate how important it is that we take climate change seriously. I...

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”?