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Sarah Jones is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
However, Sarah Jones sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
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To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to ban the (a) export of plastic waste and (b) most polluting single use plastics as part of its plans to tackle the causes of plastic pollution.
At about 6.7 am on 9 November 2016, a tram travelling from New Addington in my constituency towards East Croydon station overturned as it approached the Sandilands tram stop. The tram was travelling too fast as it approached a notoriously sharp bend on the track. Sixty-nine people were in the tram, most on their way to work. They had no idea what was about to happen, although many people...
The hon. Gentleman is absolutely right. One lesson from the tram crash is that we must make sure that all tram networks across the country are safe. Trams are an in-between mode of transport; they are not quite railway and not quite road, so they often miss out on national safeguarding measures that might exist for other forms of transport. Our community was completely devastated by the...
Labour MP for Croydon Central
Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 2017 — General election
Last updated: 20 Sep 2021.