Emily objects to plans to close popular off-licence

Emily recently intervened in the controversial plans to convert an independent off-licence on Liverpool Road into luxury flats.

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CPS backslides on rape prosecutions

Emily Thornberry MP, Labour’s Shadow Attorney General, has today written to the Director of Public Prosecutions, Keir Starmer QC, and the Attorney General, Dominic Grieve, to demand an urgent rethink of the Crown Prosecution Service’s decision to weaken guidelines that specialist barristers must deal with every stage of a rape prosecution. 

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Victims to get right to challenge CPS charging decisions

Emily Thornberry MP, Labour’s Shadow Attorney General, responding to news that victims will have the right to challenge a decision by the Crown Prosecution Service not to charge a suspect, said: 

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Emily speaks out in debate on the Queen's Speech

Emily's speech in the debate on the Queen's Speech.

 

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Millions are paying more - so millionaires can pay less

Yesterday's Budget saw millions paying more, so millionaires can pay less.

 

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Ken sets out pledges to tackle London’s childcare crisis

Ken Livingstone today put families at the heart of his Mayoral campaign, as he launched a pledge to tackle childcare in the capital at Bemerton Children's Centre in Islington.

 

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Emily says "Save our NHS"

Emily, Jeremy Corbyn and Catherine West today delivered a 1600 signature petition to the Department of Health calling on the Tory-led Government to “Drop the Health Bill” - as the House of Lords votes on the controversial proposals.

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Ed Miliband visits Islington

Ed Miliband visited the Platform Centre in Holloway as new figures released today showed a sharp rise in the number of young people out of work.

 

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Victory for Emily in Barclays bikes campaign

Emily Thornberry today won her campaign to get a Barclays bike hire rack installed near Parliament.

 

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New figures reveal Islington suffers second worst child poverty in the UK

Nearly half of all children in Islington South and Finsbury are living in poverty, according to shocking new figures revealed by the End Child Poverty Campaign.

 

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