Emily is the Labour MP for Islington South and Finsbury, and the Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs.
Emily joined the Labour Party when she was 17, motivated by her experiences being raised by her mother, a single parent living on a council estate. She has lived in Islington for the last 15 years and has three young children who attend state schools.
She was elected as Member of Parliament for Islington South & Finsbury on 5 May 2005. As MP, Emily has helped over 20,000 individual constituents, and has been an independent-minded voice for her constituents in Parliament.