About Emily

Emily lives in Islington with her husband and three children, having moved here nearly 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

Monthly Report - September 2015
To read my monthly report click here.

Guest article for the Islington Gazette
Click here to read Emily's guest article on welfare reform.

Latest Blog Posts

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Why Labour shouldn’t play the Tories’ game on welfare
These days, it’s almost conventional wisdom that welfare, like immigration, is an issue where the Tories have an unassailable political advantage. But as a member of the committee which began scrutinising the Government’s Welfare Reform and Work Bill this week,...

Despite big promises on the NHS, the Tories’ record speaks for itself
To hear Jeremy Hunt tell it, there’s nothing but good news for the NHS these days. Last week we were invited to look forward to a future health service where the nurses take Zumba classes and the patients update their...