Helen challenges the Minister on air pollution near schools

Across Dulwich and West Norwood, residents and schools are making changes to combat climate change and toxic air pollution. Today, I challenged the DEFRA Minister on the need for the Government to invest in community projects like this. 

 

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Helen calls on the Government to protect women from workplace harassment

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Helen calls on the Cabinet Minister to investigate dark money funding pro-Brexit campaigns

Ahead of crucial votes on Brexit, hundreds of thousands of pounds are being funnelled into pro-Brexit advertising targeting MPs. The Electoral Commission and the DCMS Select Committee have both called for reforms to online advertisting. Today, I called on the Government to act.

 

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Helen challenges the Home Secretary for funding to stop serious violence

Following two more tragic knife murders in my constituency in the past month, I challenged the Home Secretary today to fund the services - schools, youth work, police, social services & housing - needed to implement the public health approach to stopping serious violence.

 

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Helen introduces a Bill to Parliament to fix the definition of affordable housing

Helen Hayes MP, Member of Parliament for Dulwich and West Norwood and Member of the Housing, Communities and Local Government Select Committee, has today introduced a Ten Minute Rule Bill – called the Planning (Affordable Housing and Land Compensation) Bill - in the House of Commons after Prime Minister’s Questions. You can read more and watch Helen's speech below>>

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Helen challenges the Prime Minister on Brexit

Today, I challenges the Prime Minister during PMQs on her commitment to stage meaningful votes on Brexit in Parliament. 

 

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Helen's Statement on Recent Resignations from the Labour Party

I am very sorry to see a number of MPs leave the Labour Party this week. At a time when our country is riven with division and anxiety over Brexit, and the damage the Tories have caused to our public services is visible across the whole country, we should not be seeing the resignation of Labour MPs.

The Labour Party, our Trade Unions and the wider Labour movement are a part of my DNA, just as they have been for generations of my family. There is no question of me leaving the Labour Party.

 

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Helen challenges the Secretary of State on the continued injustices faced by Windrush Citizens

Today, I challenged the Secretary of State for Work & Pensions, who used to be the Home Secretary, on the continued injustice faced by Windrush citizens who are being denied access to benefits to which they are entitled.

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Helen challenges the Education Minister on the illegal offrolling of students

Today, I challenged the Education Minister on the scandal of academy schools off-rolling vulnerable pupils to improve their exam results. 

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Helen challenges the Treasury Minister on the impact of Brexit on Northern Ireland

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