Campaigns

Bethnal Green and Bow sits between the City of London and Canary Wharf, and is just a stone's throw away from the Olympic village. Yet despite being at the heart of London’s engine room, our area faces many challenges and far too many people are being left behind under this Conservative-led Government.

As your MP, I am working hard to improve the lives of all residents and for our community. Please click on the links below to see some of the work I have been doing to tackle the many challenges we face in Bethnal Green and Bow.

 

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Tackling Unemployment

The Conservative-led Government’s failed economic plans have seen unemployment and youth unemployment in particular increase across the UK.

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Education and Training

Too many young people in Bethnal Green and Bow are struggling to find jobs while they look across at the richest square miles in the world.

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Affordable Housing

Tower Hamlets is one of the most overcrowded boroughs in the country. The rate of overcrowding overall is more than twice the London average.

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Crime and Policing

I believe that a safe, strong and stable borough will lead to a more thriving local community where we all feel secure, but this Government is cutting funding.

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Health Inequalities

The Government’s decision to radically restructure the NHS without a mandate from doctors or patients shows how out of touch they are.

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Older People

I have been told by many pensioners in Bethnal Green and Bow that keeping their homes warm is a real concern with cuts to the Winter Fuel Payment.

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Climate Change

This is an issue that is close to home as I look at the potential effects on the developing world, countries like Bangladesh.

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Youth Engagement

I want to pave the way for a new generation to enter public life at all levels by ensuring we create more opportunities for high quality youth engagement.

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