Responding to the DWP’s publication of new figures on Work Programme performance, Emily said:Read more
Responding to today’s publication of a new report, commissioned by Crisis, on the impact of benefit sanctions on homelessness, Shadow Employment Minister Emily Thornberry said:Read more
Responding to today’s publication of DWP statistics on hardship payments, Emily said:
“Three years ago, the Tories introduced a much harsher sanctions regime. Communities have seen the impact of this, as it has added to the number of people relying on food banks.Read more
You can read my monthly report from October here. This details my work in parliament and the constituency over the past month.
On Monday 2nd November, Emily spoke in the debate on the Housing and Planning Bill. You can read the full text of her speech below or watch the debate here.Read more
New figures released today showed that that the Department for Work and Pensions lost £3 billion due to fraud and error last year, less than a third of which was ever recovered. Commenting on the figures, Emily said:Read more