Deidre Brock MP

Member of Parliament for Edinburgh North & Leith

Windrush debate is less than it should be

Windrush is not some isolated case, and it is not an aberration or a deviation from the norm. It fits right into the institutional racism of this place.

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CALL TO PROTECT GOOD FRIDAY AGREEMENT FROM RECKLESS HARD BREXIT

The SNP have said peace and prosperity in Northern Ireland must be protected on the anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement. Marking twenty years since the Agreement, SNP Northern Ireland spokesperson Deidre Brock criticised "inflammatory" comments by Tory Brexit Minister David Davis against the Irish government, and warned that the Agreement cou...
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Woman and Work Debate

Dignity at work for women everywhere should be one of our core demands in politics. This is not about women getting a special deal; it is about dignity and respect. Deidre Brock MP During a debate on 'Women and Work', Deidre points out a few areas where the UK Government are missing opportunities to break down barriers for women. Full tran...
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My Working Week: March 5th - 10th

MONDAY March 5On Monday I responded for the SNP to Sajid Javid's statement on the overhaul of the National Policy Planning framework in England (although the announcements, such as they were, had been largely pre-empted by May earlier that day)I offered him some suggestions for additional action based on the SNP government strategies and results bu...
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Changing things by changing the way we look

The Welfare State is one of the best ideas of the 20th century, giving people the chance to start again when their lives are damaged. Some people have had to depend on it for extended periods of time and some have had the safety net catch them so they could climb back up again.It's been under attack for decades now, a toxic narrative of "scroungers...
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