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Barry criticised George Osborne's Budget for making Britain more divided, in a speech to Parliament last week. 

Why Barry voted against the Budget

Barry criticised George Osborne's Budget for making Britain more divided, in a speech to Parliament last week.  Read more

“Forcing people in very difficult circumstances into poverty seems an outrageous way for any government to behave.”

This is what one of my constituents, whose husband is receiving treatment for cancer, recently told me. She is absolutely right. 

George Osborne's Budget fails the people of Brent

“Forcing people in very difficult circumstances into poverty seems an outrageous way for any government to behave.” This is what one of my constituents, whose husband is receiving treatment for... Read more

For the good of our economy, for clean and secure energy, for European investment and to keep our global influence, we must remain in Europe.

We are stronger together. #‎StrongerIn

We are stronger staying in the EU

For the good of our economy, for clean and secure energy, for European investment and to keep our global influence, we must remain in Europe. We are stronger together. #‎StrongerIn Read more

Climate change and air quality issues are deeply connected. That’s why, on the first of March, the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership and Clean Air Alliance launched an initiative to join up these two agendas. Barry, as Shadow Minister for Energy & Climate Change, began the event with some opening comments.

Barry opens event launch of the ‘Lower carbon, cleaner air’ communiqué

Climate change and air quality issues are deeply connected. That’s why, on the first of March, the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership and Clean Air Alliance launched an initiative to join up these two agendas.... Read more

Today, many schoolchildren in Brent will find out which Secondary School they have been offered a place at. Unfortunately, there is currently a severe shortage of school places in the Borough and many families may find that their child has not been offered a place at the school that they had hoped for.

Secondary School Places: Advice for Parents

Today, many schoolchildren in Brent will find out which Secondary School they have been offered a place at. Unfortunately, there is currently a severe shortage of school places in the... Read more

Ahead of tomorrow's vote on the Welfare Reform Bill in the House of Commons Barry Gardiner MP said,

"This week MPs have another chance to stand up for disability rights. The government's plan to cut vital support is badly designed and will penalise the most vulnerable people. 

Barry stands up for disability rights

Ahead of tomorrow's vote on the Welfare Reform Bill in the House of Commons Barry Gardiner MP said, "This week MPs have another chance to stand up for disability rights. The government's... Read more

Barry gave a speech at a UN Environment Programme meeting on mainstreaming natural capital: 

Barry speaks about mainstreaming natural capital

Barry gave a speech at a UN Environment Programme meeting on mainstreaming natural capital:  Read more

Barry writes to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, urging him not to go ahead with a proposed cut to Employment and Support Allowance and Universal Credit. This would make life harder for nearly half a million disabled people nationally, and a very large number of vulnerable people in Brent North Constituency. 

Barry writes to Iain Duncan Smith to protect disability rights

Barry writes to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, urging him not to go ahead with a proposed cut to Employment and Support Allowance and Universal Credit. This... Read more

Barry discussed the circular economy at a New Year reception hosted by the All-Party Parliamentary Sustainable Resource Group, All-Party Parliamentary Climate Change Group and the All-Party Parliamentary Sustainable Built Environment Group. 

Barry speaks about the circular economy

Barry discussed the circular economy at a New Year reception hosted by the All-Party Parliamentary Sustainable Resource Group, All-Party Parliamentary Climate Change Group and the All-Party Parliamentary Sustainable Built Environment Group.  Read more

 

Last week, Barry addressed over 80 young people at the Bath and North East Somerset Youth Climate Summit, organised by Green Vision and hosted by Kingswood School. The summit focused on how the Paris climate talks have influenced the political agenda, how we can transition to a low carbon future, and how young people can get involved and make a difference.

Barry speaks at the Bath and North East Somerset Youth Climate Summit

  Last week, Barry addressed over 80 young people at the Bath and North East Somerset Youth Climate Summit, organised by Green Vision and hosted by Kingswood School. The summit focused on... Read more

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