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Labour MP for Islington North 🌹

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Joined Twitter 2/26/10


My best wishes to Boris Johnson and I wish him a speedy recovery. @MichaelRosenYes @NHSuk @Underthecranes @J0e_R0sen All best Michael! Your wit and humour will bring you through and back to a of us!
4/5
2020
Congratulations @Keir_Starmer and @AngelaRayner. Being Labour Party leader is a great honour and responsibility.… https://t.co/NjONlzi95H
4/4
2020
As I stand down as Leader, I also want to thank you for all the support you have given the party, and me personally… https://t.co/ojrL6FYJT9
4/3
2020
It's the duty of opposition parties to hold the government to account, and that is exactly what we're doing. https://t.co/kouAc1vziuThank you to all our NHS staff, carers and keyworkers who are working so hard to save lives and combat coronavirus.… https://t.co/P82dONX9u1Public health experts, NHS staff and the @WHO are saying we need to test more & contact trace. It’s time for a Nat… https://t.co/fW2IzP9gNq
Retweeted by Jeremy CorbynAlmost a million people have applied for Universal Credit in two weeks. Normally it's 100,000. The government need… https://t.co/gP97bRKQyF @LDN_LS @PeterKenyon @JoeIrvinLS @livingstreets Well done Joe! Your work has helped make London cleaner healthier a… https://t.co/Vx8Z6AA9iD
4/2
2020
.@JeremyCorbyn has stood with CWU members before he was Labour Party leader and still does now. Here is a message o… https://t.co/TnDl13M4Rj
Retweeted by Jeremy CorbynCOVID-19 has brought rail franchising to an abrupt end, yet there’s been an acknowledgment for some time that the s… https://t.co/Ee4scnfGyP
Retweeted by Jeremy CorbynThere are still issues with personal protective equipment getting to our frontline workers in the… https://t.co/eVDCAQAyCk
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4/1
2020
The test for our society is whether we come through this strengthened, with greater solidarity forged in the heat o… https://t.co/Sp4iLWDchmI've written to the Prime Minister with a plan for immediate action to improve the safety of our NHS and care worke… https://t.co/ShyPxZ9zwB
3/31
2020
@MichaelRosenYes @Underthecranes @J0e_R0sen Michael our dear friend. Get well quickly please and thank our NHS for caring for us all!
3/30
2020
This virus spreads rapidly. Our NHS staff have been phenomenal. We need: Ramped up community testing & contact tra… https://t.co/SR0BWK53jV
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3/29
2020
We must learn lessons and ensure that, in future, our society is defined by solidarity and compassion, not insecuri… https://t.co/BTEQnKZeOuConcerning to hear reports from workers that the @ASOS warehouse in Barnsley was visited by three ambulances yester… https://t.co/QcxEiw3zHJ"I know colleagues in more affluent schools who have parents emailing for university-level extension tasks. Here th… https://t.co/7GfLNmB5eZOur health depends on the health of our neighbour. https://t.co/pjpMZJVvjd
3/28
2020
I wish the Prime Minister a speedy recovery and hope his family are safe and healthy. Coronavirus can and does aff… https://t.co/be2CxcB6k4
3/27
2020
Incredible show of appreciation and solidarity for our NHS staff on my street and streets across the country tonigh… https://t.co/WCyL0DXuX1We must recognise the workers all over the world who are forced to put their lives at risk in appalling conditions… https://t.co/uo8OjUUi37My last speech in the Chamber as Shadow Chancellor on the need for further government action to assist people in th… https://t.co/JPmcloJVLF
Retweeted by Jeremy CorbynTackling coronavirus takes a commitment by all of us to work together. But the Government's announcements so far ex… https://t.co/CAPhnmhFwT
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3/26
2020
Solidarity is what will see us through this crisis. https://t.co/gxjE7mKuYf
Retweeted by Jeremy CorbynWho are we least able to do without in a crisis – the refuse collectors and cleaners or the billionaires? https://t.co/muAQkOI105Coronavirus will not be solved by those driven by private profit. It will be solved by the bravery of NHS workers… https://t.co/uZkFIg3a1XThis is scandalous. The govt has broken its promise to renters. Last week, they promised a "complete ban" on all e… https://t.co/r92wU0Gist
Retweeted by Jeremy CorbynAt my last #PMQs, I paid tribute to those working to combat coronavirus. https://t.co/WQJ2aMIBzwThis is a construction site in Leicester today. This isn’t social distancing. Why won’t the government tell this fi… https://t.co/aRuuWTqVde
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3/25
2020
Spot on. https://t.co/wzOEpJzUSlhttps://t.co/8jq8P1hY58People are waiting for hours on the #UniversalCredit helpline or placed up to 78,000th in an online queue. Cuts of… https://t.co/7gvG0rIVVTTo suppress and defeat the virus we need to ramp up testing and contact tracing as the World Health Organisation ad… https://t.co/CVwo4sH6gc
Retweeted by Jeremy CorbynMore than 20,000 people live in Camp Moria in Greece. It was built to accommodate only 3,000. Quarantine, hand-was… https://t.co/Fjo8ci1SelAll workers – both employed and self-employed – should have their wages protected. https://t.co/Tk46tjXFyh
Retweeted by Jeremy CorbynBrilliant to see many people, like @NadiaWhittomeMP, going back to work to support their communities. They are maki… https://t.co/Vbr3LzwncfEven the Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, admitted he couldn't survive on £94 a week Statutory Sick Pay that self-em… https://t.co/YrwMTaQGDz“What can we do? Sit here and watch the residents die because staff are not getting the help they need?" Shocking… https://t.co/wIj54KVjHS
3/24
2020
We welcome measures which ensure people stay at home, protect our NHS and save lives. But workers need security, a… https://t.co/NWC4UZnJa8
Retweeted by Jeremy CorbynI appealed personally to Boris Johnson to act to enforce social distancing earlier today & so I welcome his announc… https://t.co/f15fpLTPhn
Retweeted by Jeremy CorbynThe Prime Minister is right to call for people to stay at home, protect our NHS and save lives. https://t.co/Bio9dKqj5ANEW We've finally had the Government's amendment to the Coronavirus Bill spelling out its proposals on evictions, a… https://t.co/KUgy6RO0Ns
Retweeted by Jeremy CorbynWe need enforced social distancing. We need protective kit for our NHS staff. And we need testing to happen on a… https://t.co/1sm5NR2HwA
Retweeted by Jeremy CorbynToday I spoke with the leader of Islington Council, @RichardWatts01, and Chief Executive about the work being done… https://t.co/hG4CdNHYd3We urge the Chancellor @RishiSunak to set out plans to support the incomes of the self-employed and freelancers, an… https://t.co/AhrwYTNiy3
Retweeted by Jeremy CorbynEvery part of society has its part to play. https://t.co/HLyy9axAGiCoronavirus Bill - Religious Concerns Burial/Cremation Amendment Over 100 MPs have signed my Amendment, but we nee… https://t.co/Gp27XGL25S
Retweeted by Jeremy CorbynMany thousands of elderly people are at risk – not just from coronavirus, but from wider neglect, as services strug… https://t.co/8ehUNNUN7ZDuring the coronavirus outbreak, we all need the best and most up-to-date advice on what we should do to protect ou… https://t.co/sFZMcpWHUK
Retweeted by Jeremy CorbynGovernment advice has created public confusion and too many have failed to carry out social distancing. The govern… https://t.co/iOOf2WDkMnThe government's measures would leave five million self-employed and gig economy workers with just £94.25 a week si… https://t.co/6nvuTYPUa21. Labour as the opposition will continue to try and support the Government’s response to the Covid 19 emergency as best we can. #covid19
Retweeted by Jeremy CorbynThis morning I have written to @MattHancock to express our deep concern about the measures in the Coronavirus Bill… https://t.co/baI88WaqXq
Retweeted by Jeremy Corbyn🎥 On Friday night I did a live zoom call with local GP, Dr Alistair Blair, to discuss everything to do with the… https://t.co/1Ho1p08o6W
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3/23
2020
4. We urge the government to make immediate preparations for the next stage and learn lessons from other European n… https://t.co/7Q6vQw26xw
Retweeted by Jeremy CorbynThis is why we need a properly funded NHS. #Ridge https://t.co/YyzJvZe7GZ
3/22
2020
Boris Johnson should provide economic security for everyone to get through this. That means much more help for the… https://t.co/BjaqbHoIBSTruly inspiring to see all the incredible young poets who are taking to the #DigitalStage on #WorldPoetryDay, as … https://t.co/dJGeTYTpA5
3/21
2020
I welcome the Chancellor’s shift in direction but unfortunately it’s not far enough or fast enough. https://t.co/4cwLRFbqT1
Retweeted by Jeremy CorbynThis afternoon I’ve written to the Health Secretary asking for clarity on scaling up testing & contact tracing, spe… https://t.co/1N5BQvUsbj
Retweeted by Jeremy CorbynCoronavirus exploits ambivalence. Confused briefings and lack of clarity undermine the social distancing measures n… https://t.co/tG4FAHE6ZB
Retweeted by Jeremy CorbynOur #coronavirus plan to protect wages, welfare and well-being: 1) Guarantee wages so no workers or the self-emplo… https://t.co/m7aLwF5a9lI appreciate Health Secretary Matt Hancock’s honesty that he couldn't live on statutory sick pay. I hope he'll agre… https://t.co/WXme5S1C9U
3/20
2020
Labour has a plan to secure everybody’s wages, welfare and wellbeing. The government needs to take it up. https://t.co/uyZkvdJ2iDThe Government’s been too slow responding to coronavirus & its impact on our economy & people’s lives. Labour has a… https://t.co/CUt6qES26l
Retweeted by Jeremy CorbynThe Windrush Generation came here to rebuild this country. https://t.co/6cjtqgRGtw
Retweeted by Jeremy CorbynWe’ve answered some common questions about #coronavirus symptoms, staying at home, and what to do if you live with… https://t.co/KwYwTLPgBf
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3/19
2020
Brilliant to see @GG_Hospitality protecting its workers and offering its rooms to NHS workers. My respect to… https://t.co/SwhtFYN14HI've written to the PM about his emergency legislation. For Labour support, we need: 1. A fresh vote on the legisl… https://t.co/8oe5NEPR2MThe poorest and the most vulnerable paid the highest price for austerity. We cannot allow them to pay the highest p… https://t.co/thjw0QEKLK
Retweeted by Jeremy CorbynWe send our heartfelt appreciation to the NHS staff combatting coronavirus, and to public servants, postal workers… https://t.co/1zrOHhxkAnGenerations to come will look back on this moment and judge us on the actions we take now. https://t.co/Pds2XfTwKgOur NHS staff are battling to protect us, government must protect them: From goggles, gowns, gloves, masks and the… https://t.co/4Fpaudhscy
Retweeted by Jeremy CorbynOur work today will focus on getting government to bring forward an effective package of measures to protect wages… https://t.co/na7QECWsDG
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3/18
2020
This is what it means to put people before profit. https://t.co/QRRxaqUFeKThe government has announced a mortgage holiday for homeowners but it must suspend rents too. Millions of people r… https://t.co/c6mEds5El7Hand washing still plays a key role in protecting yourself and others from coronavirus. ▶️ Wash your hands more… https://t.co/pXg04FWht4
Retweeted by Jeremy CorbynToday we face a challenge on a scale bigger than anything we’ve seen in our lifetimes. Every resource we have must… https://t.co/qsDeyz7EdzThe government must be bold, decisive and do all it can to help those who need it most. https://t.co/dobbJgwNT2Everyone will want to do the right thing for our loved ones and neighbours. This virus exploits ambivalence. We’r… https://t.co/D6NTbKGDUX
Retweeted by Jeremy CorbynTonight I met the PM and pressed for support for those affected by coronavirus, including rent deferrals, mortgage… https://t.co/nOrGKaoRTB
3/17
2020
This is essential. Tenants must be able to follow public health advice without the fear of being evicted. https://t.co/8wUUIn8xuy
3/16
2020
The government must act. https://t.co/uAQIVmdWG4We must delay the spread of the virus. People are worried and voicing concerns eg over testing. They must be list… https://t.co/pu1cf4aw1K
Retweeted by Jeremy CorbynIt's disgraceful that private healthcare companies are making a profit out of the coronavirus. The beds should be… https://t.co/95EW03DBukObscene. This is a public health emergency. Not a business opportunity for shoddy private healthcare chums to pr… https://t.co/VKPPGgTtNV
Retweeted by Jeremy CorbynThe government must use all the resources possible. https://t.co/2NLm08hQav
3/15
2020
Boris Johnson must act now to support people affected by the coronavirus. https://t.co/iFe8pTxDSPI've written to Boris Johnson calling for emergency support for people affected by the coronavirus epidemic, includ… https://t.co/q4VNYbZQbtWonderful to be present as the plaque to mark the life of the brilliant author Andrea Levy was revealed here in Isl… https://t.co/I5cfikjpbjThere's no statutory sick pay for part-time, low-paid or zero-hours contract workers. And the rate of sick pay isn… https://t.co/hUvzuFU1AEAs coronavirus spreads, Labour's priority is your health and wellbeing. As well as doing everything we can to keep… https://t.co/s1D9JOPeFrDespite #coronavirus @BGTrust had a successful week in launching our education resource pack and 20th anniversary l… https://t.co/YRe2Htm0Vt
Retweeted by Jeremy CorbynReal privilege to join the panel at the @BGArtsCentre #BernieGrant 20th Anniversary Memorial lecture this eve along… https://t.co/t2vyVzc3mH
Retweeted by Jeremy CorbynGoosebumps moments hearing @jeremycorbyn talk about the memories and stories of campaigning, protesting with his fr… https://t.co/o5T8tPxUL1
Retweeted by Jeremy CorbynFascinating panel discussion with @jeremycorbyn @Samsmethers @JermainJackman @ppvernon about the importance of acti… https://t.co/JZDLIjJvxF
Retweeted by Jeremy CorbynOur Year7, 8 & 11 students listen as @jeremycorbyn speaks about the life & legacy of his inspirational friend… https://t.co/jcc7wYVMFb
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3/14
2020
As @JonAshworth says, the government needs to be clear with people about its approach. Public health must be the p… https://t.co/0FbrZst3zv
3/13
2020

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