The MP for Tottenham spoke to The Independent about a short film project on social housing in the capital
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Friday 27 December 2013
Children’s Commissioner condemns current law for giving pets more rights than children
Tuesday 15 October 2013
Labour MP David Lammy backs the move despite social media backlash
Sunday 04 August 2013
The Government has been accused of “insulting” the victims of the 2011 summer riots by burying their formal response to a report on the unrest and failing to act on its 63 recommendations.
Friday 05 July 2013
Our man in Westminster
Friday 21 December 2012
Nearly half of Scotland Yard's police stations could be closed as the force embarks on savage spending cuts to save £500m.
Tuesday 11 December 2012
A regeneration plan for Tottenham is too little, too late, says one family who lost its livelihood
Thursday 01 November 2012
Paul Zimmermann was a musician, magistrate and civil servant, with a larger-than-life personality and a physique to match. He relished life and lived it to the full, despite many years of uncertain health.
Friday 11 May 2012
More than 700 victims of last year's riots are still waiting for their claims for compensation to be looked at nine months after the disturbances, official figures show, despite promises from David Cameron to get businesses "back up and running quickly".
Sunday 22 April 2012
How to bring history to life by misbehaving in the library
Thursday 01 March 2012
The police watchdog has upheld a complaint by the family of Mark Duggan that they were not told he had been shot dead by officers.
Monday 27 February 2012
At 1.33pm today, the bright new hope of London’s transport network finally reached its terminus at Victoria station. The six-mile journey aboard the new Routemaster on route 38 from Hackney in east London had taken longer than a Eurostar train from the capital to Lille in northern France.
Sunday 12 February 2012
Governors defiant over 'hit list' as popular headteacher stands aside
Tuesday 07 February 2012
Smacking and other violent forms of discipline are likely to be harmful to the long-term development of children, a study into the effects of physical punishment has claimed.
Wednesday 28 December 2011
The MP for Tottenham, where rioting triggered this summer's eruption of looting in English cities, has warned that conditions are ripe for trouble to break out again next year.
Sunday 23 October 2005
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
Leaked documents show Ukip leaders approve NHS privatisation once it becomes more 'acceptable to the electorate'
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- 2 Dog thinks owner is drowning in lake, dives in and tries to pull him out
- 3 Thank heavens for Louise Mensch and her foul-mouthed tweets to world leaders
- 4 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 5 Phil Neville backtracks on Tomas Rosicky 'I'd smash him' comments from Match of the Day 2