April 11, 2019

Brunei, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia and UK Military Training

Brunei, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia are tyrannical regimes in which women and LGBT+ people face disproportionate repression. These three countries also receive training for their armed forces from the UK Military. Earlier I pressed the Government on this, asking for the Secretary of State for Defence to make an urgent statement on this hypocritical Government policy. You can watch my …

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July 23, 2018

Joint Letter on Women’s Reproductive Healthcare Rights in Northern Ireland

  Together with 170 other British and Irish Parliamentarians, I have signed a joint letter to the Prime Minister and the Taoiseach of the Irish Republic on abortion rights in Northern Ireland. Both the UK and the Republic of Ireland must uphold human rights in Northern Ireland as part of the Good Friday Agreement. The UK Supreme Court has recently found that abortion law as it stands in Northern Ireland is incompatible with article …

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