Harriet Harman

Labour Member of Parliament for Camberwell & Peckham

Policy issues raised by constituents in Camberwell and Peckham

During February constituents in Camberwell and Peckham have sent me 434 emails on 77 different policy issues – from tax avoidance to unlicensed puppy breeding.  Here’s a full breakdown of the issues people have raised:

 

  • HSBC and allegations of tax evasion and tax avoidance – 120

  • Serious Crime Bill – Sex-selective abortion amendment –  Vote For - 34

  • Serious Crime Bill - Sex-selective abortion amendment - Vote Against - 10

  • Support humane and sustainable farming – 31

  • Human rights in Palestine – 28

  • Battersea Dogs & Cats Home campaign to end unlicensed breeding of puppies – 25

  • Cancer on the health agenda – 12

  • Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Mitochondrial Donation) Regulations – Vote For - 5

  • Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Mitochondrial Donation) Regulations – Vote Against - 7

  • Modern Slavery Bill – 12

  • Jim Fitzpatrick MP’s Wild Animals in Circuses (Private Member’s) Bill – 10

  • Westminster Hall dpebate on non-stun slaughter of animals on Monday 23rd February – 10

  • Living Streets campaign to support older pedestrians – 8

  • Support a NHS Reinstatement Bill to reverse privatisation – 6

  • Support a rental cap in London – 5

  • Energy Bill Revolution ‘End Cold Homes’ campaign – 5

  • Climate Change – 5

  • Infrastructure Bill – Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy – 4

  • Mental health – 4

  • Infrastructure Bill – community pubs – 4

  • Trident – constituents want to know your views – 4

  • Save the Children’s ‘Read On. Get On.’ campaign to improve literacy among children from disadvantaged backgrounds – 4

  • Constituents have contacted you saying privatisation of energy has been a disaster – 4

  • Alcohol Duty – Call on the Chancellor to make a 2% cut in the 2015 Budget – 4

  • Religious freedom – 3

  • EDM (Early Day Motion) 746 – The Big Palestinian Bike Ride3

  • Support a Nature and Wellbeing Act in Labour’s manifesto – 3

  • Serious Crime Bill – Support better legal protections for child abuse victims – 3

  • BUAV (British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection) and Cruelty Free International campaign to reduce the number of scientific experiments on animals – 2

  • Attend Backbench Commons debate on epilepsy on Thursday 26th February – 2

  • Immigration – Labour’s plans – 2

  • Westminster Hall debate on respiratory health on Tuesday 3rd February – 2

  • Social care and military compensation for veterans – 2

  • Ticket touts – 2

  • EDM 488 – Youth Services2

  • EDM 636 – Animal Welfare (No. 2)2

  • Tackle global violence against children – 2

  • Dementia care – 2

  • Labour’s announcement on paternity leave – 1

  • Equal pay transparency – 1

  • Breast cancer – drug treatment – 1

  • Support VSO’s (Voluntary Service Overseas) ‘Women in Power’ campaign – 1

  • Support standardised packaging for tobacco products – 1

  • A constituent emailed with concerns about the cost of childcare – 1

  • Protect the countryside and oppose major road-building projects – 1

  • 2015 Nigerian presidential election – 1

  • Teacher workload – 1

  • Opinion polls – 1

  • International Development and the UK’s role in helping developing countries – 1

  • Union of South American Nations dialogue with Venezuela – 1

  • UK help for Syrian refugees – 1

  • A GP who lives in the constituency emailed with concerns about the NHS – 1

  • Counter-terrorism powers – 1

  • EDM 646 – Rail Fares1

  • EDM 612 – Buffer Zones Around Abortion Clinics and Pregnancy Advice Bureaux1

  • EDM 648 – Employment of Supply Teachers1

  • EDM 445 – Naloxone Availability1

  • EDM 701 – Imprisonment of Human Rights Activists in Mauritania1

  • Ban letting agents fees for tenants – 1

  • Revenue-Neutral Carbon Fee and Dividend Scheme – 1

  • Use of antibiotics on farm animals – 1

  • Independent Living Fund – 1

  • Air pollution in the Middle East – 1

  • Pubs and Planning Regulations (England) debate on Thursday 12th February – 1

  • Mandatory scanning of pets found killed on the road – 1

  • Cats Protection's Manifesto for Cats campaign – 1

  • National Housing Federation’s Homes for Britain campaign – 1

  • Thameslink train services into central London – 1

  • Women’s pensions – 1

  • Attend British Lung Foundation event in Parliament on Wednesday 25th February – 1

  • Concerns about landlords checking the immigration status of tenants – 1

  • Multiple Sclerosis – 1

  • Support the Medical Innovation (Private Member’s) Bill – 1

  • Allegations of GCHQ (Government Communications Headquarters) hacking SIM card manufacturers – 1

  • Support the work of CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) – 1

  • Support a Public Service Users Bill – 1

  • Labour’s proposals for GP access – 1

  • Attend rally in Parliament on Leveson on Wednesday 25th February – 1

  • Radioactive waste regulations – 1

     

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