Lyn Brown

Member of Parliament for West Ham

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Download a copy of Lyn's letter to Penny Mordaunt here.

Lyn's response to Penny Mordaunt on firefighters' pensions

Download a copy of Lyn's letter to Penny Mordaunt here.

May’s general election is the most important in decades.

We cannot afford another five years of Tory rule - March 2015

May’s general election is the most important in decades. Read more

It is a great pleasure to be back here again at the LGA fire conference

Lyn's speech at the LGA Annual Fire Conference on 11th March 2015

It is a great pleasure to be back here again at the LGA fire conference Read more

Lyn raises the issue of social care with David Cameron

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Regular readers know I’m the Shadow Fire and Communities Minister. Recess Week gave me the opportunity to visit fire stations up and down the country. I was privileged to meet many brave public servants and I’m delighted to report that Cara the Dog was a hit everywhere.

On tax avoidance Labour will act where the Tories have failed - Feb 2015

Regular readers know I’m the Shadow Fire and Communities Minister. Recess Week gave me the opportunity to visit fire stations up and down the country. I was privileged to meet... Read more

It really is a pleasure to be here this afternoon and get a feel for the excellent work all of you are doing for this fantastic campaign.

Lyn's speech at the 'Make CO Alarms Law' reception in Parliament on 2nd February 2015

It really is a pleasure to be here this afternoon and get a feel for the excellent work all of you are doing for this fantastic campaign. Read more

Regular readers will know we lost dad just before Christmas. After losing mum, dad found things very hard and, as his illness progressed, we needed to bring in additional support to help to care for him.

We need action on our care system - Feb 2015

Regular readers will know we lost dad just before Christmas. After losing mum, dad found things very hard and, as his illness progressed, we needed to bring in additional support... Read more

It is an absolute privilege to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Weir. Members on both sides of the House have made very moving and powerful contributions, sharing stories, memories and facts that should never be forgotten. As has been said, it is a matter of deep shame that despite the proclamation of “Never again” after the Holocaust, from the killing fields of Cambodia to the desert sands of Darfur, to the mountains and savannahs of Rwanda, we—the international community—have failed to prevent genocides from taking place.

Lyn's speech in Westminster Hall during the Holocaust Memorial Day debate on 20th January 2015

It is an absolute privilege to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Weir. Members on both sides of the House have made very moving and powerful contributions, sharing stories, memories and... Read more

I hope you had a happy Christmas and really good start to this year.

Why our food banks are so important - Jan 2015

I hope you had a happy Christmas and really good start to this year. Read more

It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship today, Mr Turner, and may I take this early opportunity to wish you, and everyone else here today, a very Happy New Year.

Lyn’s speech in the House of Commons on religious observances on 6th January 2015

It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship today, Mr Turner, and may I take this early opportunity to wish you, and everyone else here today, a very Happy... Read more

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