Lyn Brown

Member of Parliament for West Ham

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The warm glow of Christmas and New Year festivities, and wonderful time spent with family and friends, brighten the inevitable dark and cold of January.

Reflections on 2015 and the coming year - December 2015

The warm glow of Christmas and New Year festivities, and wonderful time spent with family and friends, brighten the inevitable dark and cold of January. Read more

I planned to highlight the negative impact Osborne’s Autumn Statement will have on Newham in this column.

Why I voted against military action in Syria - December 2015

I planned to highlight the negative impact Osborne’s Autumn Statement will have on Newham in this column. Read more

The Tory Party conference in Manchester was an unedifying spectacle.

Tory Party Conference - October 2015

The Tory Party conference in Manchester was an unedifying spectacle. Read more

I spoke during the House of Commons Opposition Day debate on Junior Doctors Contracts on the 28th October 2015. Speech below.

Junior Doctors' Contracts House of Commons speech

I spoke during the House of Commons Opposition Day debate on Junior Doctors Contracts on the 28th October 2015. Speech below. Read more

The Tory Party conference in Manchester was an unedifying spectacle.

Tory Conference - October 2015

The Tory Party conference in Manchester was an unedifying spectacle. Read more

Even by Parliament’s standards, it’s been an interesting fortnight. Our new leader faced Cameron like Jeremy, (or should that be David), versus Goliath.

Working with Jeremy Corbyn for a Labour win - September 2015

Even by Parliament’s standards, it’s been an interesting fortnight. Our new leader faced Cameron like Jeremy, (or should that be David), versus Goliath. Read more

Song lyrics and books conjure languid images of “lazy, hazy, long, hot days of Summer,” with blue skies, dappled shade, far horizons and idyllic tranquillity.

Ready for Battle - September 2015

Song lyrics and books conjure languid images of “lazy, hazy, long, hot days of Summer,” with blue skies, dappled shade, far horizons and idyllic tranquillity. Read more

On the 11th of September 2015, I spoke against the Assisted Dying (No.2) Bill in the House of Commons during the Assisted Dying (No.2) Bill second reading debate. You can read my speech below.

Assisted Dying (No.2) Bill Speech 11th September 2015

On the 11th of September 2015, I spoke against the Assisted Dying (No.2) Bill in the House of Commons during the Assisted Dying (No.2) Bill second reading debate. You can... Read more

Over sixty MPs are down to speak in the Trade Union debate today. Given I spoke on Friday, I won't be able to deliver my speech. Here is why I will be voting against the Bill. 

Trade Union Bill

Over sixty MPs are down to speak in the Trade Union debate today. Given I spoke on Friday, I won't be able to deliver my speech. Here is why I... Read more

I'm glad to say the Labour Party voted against the Budget, against the Queen’s Speech and, contrary to misleading claims, against the Welfare Bill.

The vote on July's Welfare Reform and Work Bill explained

I'm glad to say the Labour Party voted against the Budget, against the Queen’s Speech and, contrary to misleading claims, against the Welfare Bill. Read more

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