Backlog in Passport Applications

I have written to the Minister for Safe and Legal Migration regarding the backlog in processing British Passports. We need commitments from the UK Government to ensuring that: Passport applications are processed quicker, More call handlers are employed to cope with the volume of calls being made, People are refunded their passport application fee where […]

The Rights and Safety of Disabled People in Ukraine

Last week, I wrote to the Foreign Secretary, Liz Truss, regarding growing concerns for the rights and safety of disabled people in Ukraine. I received a response from the Foreign Office that failed to mention disabled people once. We need concrete commitments from the UK Government to protect disabled people‚Äôs rights on the ground now. […]

February Newsletter

January Newsletter

Holocaust Memorial Day

I was grateful to speak in what was a very moving debate for Holocaust Memorial Day yesterday. We can never forget what happened and what is still happening across the world. Solidarity with those persecuted and denied basic human rights because of who they are across the world . I also had the opportunity to […]

PMQs: Boris Johnson Must Go

While people in Motherwell and Wishaw, our NHS and other frontline services made sacrifices throughout the pandemic, Boris Johnson was hosting a cheese and wine party in Downing Street. While people were following rules by not visiting family in hospital, missing funerals and weddings, Boris Johnson was putting public health at risk with an illegal […]