Lyn Brown

Member of Parliament for West Ham

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This week, as a nation, we make the most important decision in a generation, one that will impact upon our nation’s wealth and well-being, upon job opportunities and security, for us our children and our grandchildren.

Newham Recorder Column 22nd June

This week, as a nation, we make the most important decision in a generation, one that will impact upon our nation’s wealth and well-being, upon job opportunities and security, for... Read more

The State Opening of Parliament and the Queen’s Speech are always lavish and exciting occasions, but the pomp and ceremony have masked a Government coming apart at the seams.  The Tories are bitterly fighting amongst themselves.  Whilst Cameron’s eye is on Europe, his potential successors are sizing up his job.  A Tory Game of Thrones!  The White Walkers are out to get him.  Winter is coming.  Before we pity this beleaguered Prime Minister, remember it’s his weakness that brought us to the brink of exit from Europe, an exit that would be disastrous for Britain.

Winter Is Coming - June 1st

The State Opening of Parliament and the Queen’s Speech are always lavish and exciting occasions, but the pomp and ceremony have masked a Government coming apart at the seams.  The... Read more

On the 5th February, I spoke about the tragic passing of Labour MP Harry Harpham and in favour of amendments to the Riot Compensation Bill supporting riot victims. Speech below.

Riot Compensation Bill

On the 5th February, I spoke about the tragic passing of Labour MP Harry Harpham and in favour of amendments to the Riot Compensation Bill supporting riot victims. Speech below. Read more

Holocaust Memorial Day falls this week. Its theme is, Don’t Stand By.

Promises made after the Holocaust must be kept - January 2016

Holocaust Memorial Day falls this week. Its theme is, Don’t Stand By. Read more

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

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