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All 5 results for jeremy corbyn speaker:Diane Abbott

Salisbury Incident (12 Sep 2018)

Diane Abbott: ...the disposal. As I have said earlier on this matter, we must on no account cease from saying that we cannot have the streets of Britain turned into a killing field for state actors. This is what Jeremy Corbyn told the House in response to the Prime Minister’s statement last week. The investigation into the shocking events in Salisbury must reach its conclusions. We need to see all the...

Windrush (23 Apr 2018)

Diane Abbott: ...situation to Ministers, my right hon. Friend the Member for Tottenham (Mr Lammy) voted against it, and the current leader of the Labour party, my right hon. Friend the Member for Islington North (Jeremy Corbyn), voted against it, but Ministers paid no attention. Four years ago, an internal Home Office memo found that the “hostile environment” could make it harder for foreign...

Mental Health (16 May 2013)

Diane Abbott: ...That issue should not be trivialised because it is harming the life chances, health and well-being of many young women up and down the country. My good Friend the hon. Member for Islington North (Jeremy Corbyn) made an important speech about mentally ill people in prison. When getting caught up with the “prison works” narrative, it is worth remembering how many people in prison are...

[Mr. David Amess in the Chair] — Latin America (3 Mar 2009)

Diane Abbott: Bolivian society, more dialogue is certainly necessary, as my hon. Friend the Member for Barnsley, East and Mexborough (Jeff Ennis) said. Does my hon. Friend the Member for Islington, North (Jeremy Corbyn) agree that particular groups should not believe that they have the tacit support of the United States?

[Mr. Bill Olner in the Chair] — Children (Immigration Detention) (20 Nov 2007)

Diane Abbott: ..., Ministers have also said things that were not quite so welcome. For instance, in a debate on asylum seekers in Westminster Hall in March 2007, my hon. Friend the Member for Islington, North (Jeremy Corbyn) raised the question of the detention of children. The Minister said: "We have also debated the question of detention. I am anxious to explore alternatives to detaining children....

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