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    Brexit: 18 months on


    Since the UK voted to leave the European Union on 23 June 2016 I have been very active in Parliament in an attempt to shape the process of leaving the EU. Across a whole range of issues I have been challenging the Government’s destructive hard-Brexit strategy which will do irreversible damage to our country.

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  • Child Poverty


    According to analysis by End Child Poverty, 18% of children in Edinburgh South are in poverty.

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  • Malawi APPG


    I was delighted to join the Malawi All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) in Parliament.   

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  • Holocaust Memorial Week


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  • Edinburgh Southern CLP Burns Supper


    The annual Edinburgh Labour Burns Supper was, as usual, a roaring success. We were delighted to host Labour’s Shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornbury who delivered a wonderful Immortal Memory. My predecessor, Nigel Griffiths, also delivered his customary Tom O’Shanter.

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