Latest Stories

10688206_712505795465659_2778697985100449126_o.jpg

A snap general election has been called for Thursday 8th June. Today, I informed the General Secretary of the Labour Party that I will be seeking re-election as Ilford North's Member of Parliament. I will be standing on my record of standing up for Ilford North.

Two years ago, people in Ilford North put their faith in me to represent our community in Parliament - bucking the national trend on a terrible night for the Labour Party.

Since then, I have poured my heart and soul into standing up for Ilford North - in Parliament and in our community. From fighting to save the A&E at King George Hospital and challenging Tory cuts to school budgets locally to leading nationally on issues like fighting the cuts to student grants and financial support for trainee nurses, midwives and other NHS staff. I've been one of Parliament's most active MPs.

I'm asking for you to put your faith in me again. You know that I'm a principled and independent-minded constituency MP, rooted in our community, who will always speak truth to power and always put your interests first.

As you know, I don't just call at election time but I'm looking forward to hitting the campaign trail in the weeks ahead.

You can read more at the link here

General Election Thursday 8th June

A snap general election has been called for Thursday 8th June. Today, I informed the General Secretary of the Labour Party that I will be seeking re-election as Ilford North's...

The government is gambling with the education of  children across Redbridge. It is shocking that by 2019 schools in our borough will have lost over £15 million – the equivalent of losing £338 per pupil. Every school in my constituency is affected.

Teachers are trying their best, but there is only so much they can do faced with rising pupil numbers, rising costs and the possibility of redundancies looming over their heads while school budgets remain frozen.

I’ll be meeting with local head teachers over the coming weeks so that I can take their concerns about this back to Parliament. The government cannot be let off the hook on this vital issue.

You can read more here 

School Budget Cuts

The government is gambling with the education of  children across Redbridge. It is shocking that by 2019 schools in our borough will have lost over £15 million – the equivalent...

 Wes_Streeting_and_Chaps_that_Chat.jpg

I had a great time doing a Q&A with 'Chaps Who Chat' - the regular social group that meets at heartened by the warm reception I received for the work I've done to tackle antisemitism in the Labour Party and in wider society. I answered questions on a range of issues including Ken Livingstone, health and social care, the taxi trade and local government cuts.

Sid Green, 85, who has been a Jewish Care volunteer for the last 10 years, helped launch Chaps That Chat in Redbridge in October 2015 and due to its success is now working with the Centre on a second group.

Mr Green said: “It was a pleasure to meet and greet with Wes yesterday at Chaps That Chat, 45 Chaps attended firing all manner of questions at Wes and he responded to each and every one perfectly.”

You can read more here

Chaps that Chat

  I had a great time doing a Q&A with 'Chaps Who Chat' - the regular social group that meets at heartened by the warm reception I received for the...

More Stories >

The Labour Party will place cookies on your computer to help us make this website better.

Please read this to review the updates about which cookies we use and what information we collect on our site.

To find out more about these cookies, see our privacy notice. Use of this site confirms your acceptance of these cookies.