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

The humanitarian situation in Yemen
As many of you know, I used an Opposition Day debate in Parliament yesterday to raise the desperate humanitarian situation and terrible conflict in Yemen. I argued that - to protect the civilian population - we needed an urgent, independent,...

Pentonville Prison
Many of you will have seen the reports today that a prisoner in his 20s in Pentonville prison was fatally stabbed yesterday. Two more inmates were injured, and two have been arrested.

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”?