Delighted to have supported and to assist in giving out awards at the Show Racism the Red Card Creative Competition, at Hampden Stadium today. Good to see Hillington Primary among the winners. winners.
This week I asked DWP Ministers about their policy to remove Housing Benefit for 18 to 21 year olds. Those who have suffered abuse shouldn’t have to prove it to get access to State support.
Last week I secured an adjournment debate on Cuts to Funding of the Equalities and Human Rights Commission, and discuss the disgraceful treatment of EHRC Staff. The debate can be found here:
Last week I had the opportunity to see the different interpretations of Emmeline Pankhurst’s extraordinary life immortalised in the maquettes in a display in Parliament. It was a fantastic reminder of the immense contribution she made to the campaign for women’s suffrage, and to the society we see today.
I wish all the sculptors the best of luck and look forward to seeing the winner built in 2019