Joining the Liberal Democrats

I've joined the Liberal Democrats because it is at the forefront of a renewed, progressive and internationalist movement in British politics that shares my values.

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Departure from Change UK

I am more optimistic than ever before that we can change the trajectory of our country, taking it in a more progressive direction.

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Resignation from the Labour Party

Today I resigned my membership of the Labour Party and, from hereon, I will continue to serve the parliamentary constituency of Streatham as an independent MP. I set out below the reasons for this decision which are rooted in my values and principles.

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Black Cultural Archives’ funding

Over 100 MPs have signed a letter urging the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sports to provide urgent funding support to the Black Cultural Archives.

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The Grenfell Tower fire

I know you will be very concerned about the state of housing blocks in our community, and several of you have already contacted me seeking clarification and reassurance

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