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In the debate on triggering Article 50, Kate asked the Prime Minister what she would do to ensure that she listens to and engages with the next generation, many of whom did not vote to leave the European Union.

Kate speaks out for young people in Article 50 debate

In the debate on triggering Article 50, Kate asked the Prime Minister what she would do to ensure that she listens to and engages with the next generation, many of whom... Read more

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Kate has written to the Education Secretary, Justine Greening, about the impact of school funding cuts on children in Stretford and Urmston.

Kate writes to Education Secretary Justine Greening about school funding cuts

Kate has written to the Education Secretary, Justine Greening, about the impact of school funding cuts on children in Stretford and Urmston. Read more

I often write this blog on the train on my way home to Manchester on a Thursday evening, and that's what I'm doing now.

Terrorism can't divide our country and our communities

I often write this blog on the train on my way home to Manchester on a Thursday evening, and that's what I'm doing now. Read more

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Kate has questioned David Jones MP, Minister of State at the Department for Exiting the European Union, about the legislation needed for Brexit, during a session of the European Scrutiny Committee on Monday 20th March.

Kate questions Minister on Brexit legislation

Kate has questioned David Jones MP, Minister of State at the Department for Exiting the European Union, about the legislation needed for Brexit, during a session of the European Scrutiny... Read more

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On 20th March Kate spoke in a debate in parliament on the Second Reading of the Prisons and Courts Bill

Kate speaks in parliament on changes to prisons and courts

On 20th March Kate spoke in a debate in parliament on the Second Reading of the Prisons and Courts Bill Read more

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Last week the Chancellor delivered his budget statement. This week, he was back in parliament to reverse it, before the ink had time to dry.

 

A week of government Budget backtracks and Brexit

Last week the Chancellor delivered his budget statement. This week, he was back in parliament to reverse it, before the ink had time to dry.   Read more

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The big disappointment this week was losing the vote in the House of Commons to reinstate the 'Dubs amendment'. This would have reversed the government's decision to end the admission of unaccompanied child asylum seekers from the camps in Europe. It was a close vote; we lost 267/287. But in the end, only three Conservative MPs were prepared to vote with Labour to stand up for these vulnerable children.

The Budget, Dubs amendment, justice questions and more...

The big disappointment this week was losing the vote in the House of Commons to reinstate the 'Dubs amendment'. This would have reversed the government's decision to end the admission of... Read more

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