Emily Challenges government over Southern Cross

Emily challenged Paul Burstow over the vacuum left by the collapse of Southern Cross in an Urgent Question in Parliament today.

 

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Emily sings "Happy Birthday" to the NHS

Emily sang “Happy Birthday” to our NHS at a birthday party for the health service organised by the TUC yesterday.

 

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New fears on Whittington Hospital

Emily Thornberry, Labour MP for Islington South and Shadow Health Minister, revealed the £230 million hole in NHS Services in North Central London in front of 200 people at a "Save our NHS" public meeting in Islington Town Hall.

 

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Emily calls for recognition for carers

Emily has teamed up with TV presenter Angela Rippon to support this year’s Carers Week and recognise the contribution made by carers in Islington and throughout the UK.

 

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Tory-led Government follows Labour's call for investigation into business model of companies like Southern Cross

Emily responded to the Business Secretary's announcement that he will examine the business models of companies like Southern Cross which operate public services. 

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Emily calls for an independent enquiry into Winterbourne View care home abuse

Emily called for an independent enquiry into the abuse scandal at Winterbourne View care home in an Urgent Question in Parliament yesterday.

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Emily closes the Westminster Hall debate on the future of social care

Emily's closing speech:

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Emily Challenges Cameron on Cuts to Social Care

At the "Lobby of the Hardest Hit", Emily met thirty members of Disability Action Islington and challenged David Cameron over his Secretary of State’s claim that there would be no cuts to frontline social care services as a result of his government’s reckless cuts.

 

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Emily visits Hunger Strikers' Clerkenwell Camp

Emily met four of the Iranian hunger strikers camped-out on Roseberry Avenue this Wednesday.

 

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Emily speaks out over Lansley's reckless reforms

Emily closed the Parliamentary debate on the future of the NHS on Monday, calling the Tory – Lib Dem government’s Health Bill “reckless, costly and ideologically driven”.

 

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