Emily Delivers Christmas Greetings to Islington’s Posties

Last Friday Emily dropped in to Islington’s Mount Pleasant Sorting Office and thanked our posties for all their hard work delivering our Christmas mail.

 

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Emily Responds to Publication of Report on Ratcliffe-on-Soar Prosecutions

Emily Thornberry MP, Shadow Attorney General, has responded to the publication of Sir Christopher Rose's report into the actions of the CPS in the Ratcliffe-on-Soar cases.

 

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Bernie Ecclestone Allegations

I have asked Dominic Grieve and HMRC to look at the actions of Bambino holdings in light of a court case being brought against F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone in Germany.

 

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Youth unemployment breaks 1 million barrier

The government’s disastrous economic decisions are hitting Islington hard as youth unemployment has reached a record high.

 

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Grilling Grieve at Attorney General's Questions

Today I grilled the Attorney General, Dominic Grieve, over what actions he will be taking over allegations of bribery and corruption at defence contractor GPT.

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The results are in

What worries you most about the government's NHS reforms

Islington residents have responded in their  hundres to my NHS survey - and they are very worried about deep cuts to local health care.

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Emily promoted to Shadow Attorney General

Emily has been promoted to the prestigious post of Shadow Attorney General in Ed Miliband's Shadow Cabinet reshuffle.

 

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Emily sends 'don't destroy NHS' message to Lynne Featherstone

Shadow health minister Emily Thornberry and Tottenham MP David Lammy joined local Labour Party members in Crouch End on Saturday campaigning against government plans for the NHS , due to be debated in the House of Commons this week.

 

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Statement on the London riots

Islington has, so far, been spared the scale of rioting and destruction seen in Tottenham, Hackney, Croydon and other parts of London and the UK. The police and the community must continue to work together, to ensure this does not change.

 

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Emily Grills Cameron over Coulson

Yesterday I joined Ed Miliband as he grilled Cameron in Parliament. We asked why he did not act on a New York Times article from September 2010 which implicated Andy Coulson in the phone-hacking scandal - four months before the Prime Minister’s Director of Communications finally resigned from 10 Downing Street.

 

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