Lyn Brown

Member of Parliament for West Ham

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As part of my role as Shadow Police Minister, I took part in a recent debate on the European Arrest Warrant

European Arrest Warrant

As part of my role as Shadow Police Minister, I took part in a recent debate on the European Arrest Warrant Read more

During the Easter Adjournment debate I spoke on a number of topics surrounding NHS care, including hysteroscopy and cancer care:

Easter Adjournment Debate

During the Easter Adjournment debate I spoke on a number of topics surrounding NHS care, including hysteroscopy and cancer care: Read more

In my role as Shadow Minister for Policing I spoke in a recent debate on fire and policing in Greater Manchester:

On Police and Fire in Greater Manchester

In my role as Shadow Minister for Policing I spoke in a recent debate on fire and policing in Greater Manchester: Read more

I spoke in the International Women's Day debate about the need to recognise the achievements of the Matchwomen of London's East End:

Let's remember the Bryant and May Matchwomen's strike

I spoke in the International Women's Day debate about the need to recognise the achievements of the Matchwomen of London's East End: Read more

I grew up in a loving family in Silvertown.

I didn’t know money was short, because my mum, like many others, worked hard to ensure my sister and I had all we needed and a bit more.

Child Poverty in Newham

I grew up in a loving family in Silvertown. I didn’t know money was short, because my mum, like many others, worked hard to ensure my sister and I had... Read more

On 19th January, I spoke in a debate on recent events in Kashmir:

Watch my speech here

Kashmir

On 19th January, I spoke in a debate on recent events in Kashmir: Watch my speech here Read more

For my speech on Holocaust Memorial Day, I spoke about Holocaust survivors and London residents Alicia and Adam, and the need to reach out to today's refugee survivors:

You can watch my speech here

Holocaust Memorial Day

For my speech on Holocaust Memorial Day, I spoke about Holocaust survivors and London residents Alicia and Adam, and the need to reach out to today's refugee survivors: You can... Read more

In the early evening of January 19, 1917, Catherine Oates, a beautiful determined, fiercely loyal woman was walking in Silvertown when she was caught up in the biggest explosion London has ever seen. She was to become my Nan.

Lessons of justice can be learned from the Silvertown explosion

In the early evening of January 19, 1917, Catherine Oates, a beautiful determined, fiercely loyal woman was walking in Silvertown when she was caught up in the biggest explosion London... Read more

I’m a well organised woman. You can’t do my job otherwise. But Christmas is here and time’s running short for all my Christmas cards and late-ordered online presents. It’s been a bleak year for national and international politics. Our TV screens depict the devastation in Aleppo, all of Syria, and Yemen.

Celebrating and Thanking Local Heroes

I’m a well organised woman. You can’t do my job otherwise. But Christmas is here and time’s running short for all my Christmas cards and late-ordered online presents. It’s been a... Read more

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On the 1 December I spoke in the Transgender Equality debate. Speech Below:

Thank you Mr Speaker,

I have listened with interest to the excellent arguments made by Members about how the Gender Recognition Act and the Equality Act ought to be amended to better protect transgender equality rights.  I do hope the Government takes these arguments seriously and that they respond appropriately.  However, I want to use my speech to focus on a different aspect of the excellent report from the Women and Equalities Select Committee: the services provided for transgender people by the NHS.

Transgender Equality Debate Speech

On the 1 December I spoke in the Transgender Equality debate. Speech Below: Thank you Mr Speaker, I have listened with interest to the excellent arguments made by Members about... Read more

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