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Watch my speech at Labour Conference 2016.

My speech at Labour Conference 2016

Watch my speech at Labour Conference 2016. Read more


We need a new International Trade community to develop ‘Best in Class’ future model trade agreement and a mandatory clause in any trade deal under a future Labour government that will support Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs).

For too long governments and politicians have allowed for one-way trade deals to be concluded behind closed doors on terms that give foreign investors power to sue governments if they believe that laws and policies may affect their profit potential - even if those laws are passed in the public interest.

Barry announces new 'Just Trading' Community for model trade agreements that protect small businesses

We need a new International Trade community to develop ‘Best in Class’ future model trade agreement and a mandatory clause in any trade deal under a future Labour government that... Read more


Clive Lewis and I are announcing today that the next Labour government will roll out a Homes Fit For Heroes programme that will insulate the homes of our disabled veterans for free.

Homes Fit For Heroes - Labour would give our disabled vets free home insulation

Clive Lewis and I are announcing today that the next Labour government will roll out a Homes Fit For Heroes programme that will insulate the homes of our disabled veterans... Read more


Today at Labour party conference I announced that the next Labour government will ban fracking outright.   

 

The next Labour government will ban fracking

Today at Labour party conference I announced that the next Labour government will ban fracking outright.      Read more

The government has conceded that its planning and energy policies are sending contradictory signals to councils, after Barry called out this incoherence in June.

Barry welcomes government concession over contradictory coal policies

The government has conceded that its planning and energy policies are sending contradictory signals to councils, after Barry called out this incoherence in June. Read more

I am deeply concerned about the threatened closure of the Brent Sickle Cell Advisory Support Service (BSCASS). 

The Threatened Closure of Brent Sickle Cell Advisory Support Service

I am deeply concerned about the threatened closure of the Brent Sickle Cell Advisory Support Service (BSCASS).  Read more

Stop the Tory Solar Tax Hike

The Tories are undermining high-growth British clean energy industries that will power the future.

Barry slams the Tories' #solartaxhike

Stop the Tory Solar Tax Hike The Tories are undermining high-growth British clean energy industries that will power the future. Read more

Today is the beginning of opportunity. I congratulate all the students in Brent receiving their GCSE results today. Students, parents and teachers have once again shown that good results are the product of hard work and commitment. I hope that all those who have supported these young people are proud of their achievements. In particular, I want to thank our teachers whose professionalism in a constantly changing education environment has been superb.

Barry congratulates Brent North students on their GCSE results

Today is the beginning of opportunity. I congratulate all the students in Brent receiving their GCSE results today. Students, parents and teachers have once again shown that good results are... Read more

I have recently received a number of emails, calls and letters regarding the letter sent by the head teacher of Michaela Community School to the parents of children whose school dinner payments were overdue. Although the school itself is not within my constituency, a number of my constituents do attend the school.

Michaela Community School

I have recently received a number of emails, calls and letters regarding the letter sent by the head teacher of Michaela Community School to the parents of children whose school... Read more

On his appointment to additional Shadow Cabinet portfolios today, Barry Gardiner said:

 

"I am delighted to have been appointed as Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade, Europe, Energy & Climate Change and look forward to working closely with the Shadow Foreign Secretary and the Shadow Secretary of State for Business. In this post referendum era where Britain has been overtaken by France, pushing us down from fifth to the sixth largest economy in the world, it has never been more important to re-establish the international standing of the United Kingdom. I will be putting out a strong message that the UK must become the best place for investors who understand that future growth lies in building a sustainable, low carbon economy"

Barry appointed to new role in Shadow Cabinet

On his appointment to additional Shadow Cabinet portfolios today, Barry Gardiner said:   "I am delighted to have been appointed as Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade, Europe, Energy...

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