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Labour MP for Barking and the heart of Dagenham. @taxinparliament Chair. I am currently working remotely, see pinned tweets for all details on staying in touch.

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Joined Twitter 2/4/10


#COVID19 UPDATE 3 APRIL | This is a tough for everyone, but for some people, being cooped up together will be a sca… https://t.co/6QDB9SS587
Retweeted by Margaret HodgeShabbat Shalom from around the world . ❤️ https://t.co/JvX88bDyFA
Retweeted by Margaret HodgeOver 200 parliamentary colleagues and I are calling for the UK and international community to provide urgent suppor… https://t.co/DK0YfoiOu0
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4/3
2020
The past few months have seen the Corbyn project collapse, the Hard Left crack up & new hope for Labour. Here we… https://t.co/7MUJZN1EyQRewriting history before our very eyes... https://t.co/QWEfso3qX9SO - if you're a local key worker (or know someone) and want to get involved, you can find out all the info on our… https://t.co/yXWXfxkczQ
Retweeted by Margaret HodgeAn excellent innovation to bring people together & hear directly from voices across East London! If you, or someb… https://t.co/9mLMnK8g4jIf this is a problem you have faced in Barking & Dagenham then please get in touch. https://t.co/Mm6PVBe1zrI've written to the Government asking that apprenticeship providers be given much-needed financial assistance. We… https://t.co/mnxA0SE0eaIn under 2 hours the ballot closes for what has been a long (far too long) Labour leadership contest. If you haven… https://t.co/cG86H3FpAI
4/2
2020
“Like with Jeremy Corbyn, the next Labour leader will be judged by their actions and not their words.” Our Parliam… https://t.co/2xQe1n530A
Retweeted by Margaret HodgeAn important read for the next Labour leader... https://t.co/6lsplYI9RBSome thoughts for Labour’s new leader. Clean up the party & get a shadow cabinet which isn’t Comedy Central. Plus t… https://t.co/ZaqyTWqAA0
Retweeted by Margaret HodgeThis is a national problem, @BorisJohnson & @MattHancock need a national solution. https://t.co/nZTlvK7bEs @PaulBrandITV This is not the same as what we were told last week. The Prime Minister said care homes would have… https://t.co/VTYdxPpnV1Care home staff in Barking are working tirelessly, but they need much better support so they can work safely & care… https://t.co/aAZQcfBjU3 @PaulBrandITV Sadly the situation in my constituency is similar. Care homes are simply not receiving the PPE they n… https://t.co/ygCJ2zTVjRHave already raised these points with the Government, but we desperately need action for care homes now. https://t.co/1RUvrdvdSMI've spoken with every care home in my constituency. What care homes need: 1. PPE for staff & guidance to use. 2… https://t.co/qnoC7AVH5y
4/1
2020
As of 10pm tonight over 300 MPs and Lords from 10 parties have signed the call to @RishiSunak @OliverDowdenhttps://t.co/B2zkkR7ieT
Retweeted by Margaret HodgeEssential we see action here to keep our care homes safe! https://t.co/pWHNA9tBcSAfter speaking with care home staff, I was shocked by how little support Barking care homes are receiving. I’ve alr… https://t.co/KcwXk8rxIxLet’s be clear: to save lives every person who works with residents should be tested. All of them. Every resident… https://t.co/1HqzkI7XYF
Retweeted by Margaret HodgeThis has been a problem I've been raising with the Foreign Office for over a week now. Foreign Office guidance for… https://t.co/KgrBRpgmhI
3/31
2020
Thanks to all Barking residents who have written to suggest we set up pop-up supermarkets for our key workers. Thes… https://t.co/uVt96DXTzP“While our position on Brexit cost us votes, the unresolved crisis of antisemitism nearly cost us our soul” Our Vi… https://t.co/4vjIBdNgcQ
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3/30
2020
@rnhk71 @SKinnock @HelleThorning_S I’m glad to hear it!
3/28
2020
Happy to have supported this. A simple measure that would go a long way for many https://t.co/u15PgnaYoP300 people have already contacted us for help through BD CAN since it launched on Monday. Here @CllrAshraf gives an… https://t.co/5TGudlmFMV
Retweeted by Margaret HodgeAgreed. The crisis represents a chance for significant change in how we approach tax. Some tax avoiders will inevit… https://t.co/lIXDruptAjI wrote to the Govt yesterday about the removal of combustible materials on a building in Barking. We may be in a l… https://t.co/KKL2M6IAKR
3/27
2020
Those with leave to remain in the UK without access to public funds are choosing between destitution or adhering to… https://t.co/oVOZoiO0pn
Retweeted by Margaret Hodge @BookABookkeeper @craftmonthly Feels like a lifetime ago now, but that was lots of fun!
3/26
2020
As of 5pm today over 236 MPs and Peers from NINE parties have joined the call to @RishiSunak @dianabarran for an ur… https://t.co/IWfrpTF3AR
Retweeted by Margaret HodgeLast PMQs for Corbyn. Some say he should have gone in December. I think he should have gone in 2016. We are further… https://t.co/dFoUCl4qsH
Retweeted by Margaret HodgeThnx to all who contacted me concerned that the financial support for self employed, freelancers, workers in insecu… https://t.co/rVKJI25onC
Retweeted by Margaret HodgePlease do not use public transport unless it is absolutely essential #StayAtHome https://t.co/h4fdEx1EYB
3/25
2020
There are too many heartbreaking stories of NHS workers unable to buy food & other essentials after very long shift… https://t.co/GEuGuSQC5vToday I wrote to @AlokSharma_RDG @MattHancock & @RobertJenrick to propose that pop-up supermarkets and shops be put… https://t.co/MR7QXklL5AWe have made some further significant changes to keep our patients safe as we deal with Covid-19. Read more inform… https://t.co/fQI3RfBPDT
Retweeted by Margaret HodgeCabbies, electricians and many other self-employed constituents have been in touch as they feel forgotten, they nee… https://t.co/2gd3T0LUONListening to @SteveBarclay in Parliament, there is a clear consensus that the Government must implement a scheme to… https://t.co/FvEoPb8aJD
3/24
2020
Essential that everyone listens to and follows the clear & crucial instructions below. It will make all the differe… https://t.co/GHitfxnnpYGood to see that @10DowningStreet is acting responsibly here & this time chosen to remain accountable to Parliamen… https://t.co/WBQ6QjDz7mHappy to have signed this amendment put forward by @NazShahBfd. A sensible, proportionate & thoughtful amendment to… https://t.co/hG7hYuB5Bt
3/23
2020
Panic buying means those on the frontline saving lives & working shifts to keep food on shelves are going without.… https://t.co/AfhWAhZenf
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3/21
2020
@LisaRussellLis1 @pauljholmes In line with Government guidelines I am self-isolating. Therefore I am unable to be i… https://t.co/3w1upn5xOkI have 3 ways to stay in touch with you: 1. I will use social media to keep constituents up to date with campaigns… https://t.co/EXfJxsAgbl1. Email me on margarethodge@hotmail.co.uk 2. Call my team on 07707 045254 or 07595 970515. Call any time between… https://t.co/hODVGXgEh6Due to COVID-19 & the advice being issued by the Government & Public Health England I am changing the way that I wo… https://t.co/3ihhzKTSMyThe best way to even begin to tackle the injustices of the Windrush scandal is to completely rethink our toxic appr… https://t.co/sD4t9e81wXWe are expecting to see increased food bank usage in the coming days and weeks - especially from those who would no… https://t.co/QjkTBmG7a8
Retweeted by Margaret HodgeHave put up a Facebook post about how our local NHS Trust is responding to COVID-19. Will continue to post here, bu… https://t.co/xOSjsQ4HLs#coronavirus: It is critical that public transport in London is only used for absolutely essential journeys. Please… https://t.co/BEgBV1AKJF
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3/19
2020
Maddening. Again the Government is avoiding scrutiny and burying important truths. Despite these trying time, we ne… https://t.co/jMLhrQrtCU
3/16
2020
More than 100 MPs have signed my letter to @MattHancock calling on govt to guarantee full pay for social care worke… https://t.co/3PI2HAIB3W
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3/15
2020
The Government has taken the decision to postpone the May elections for a year. I will continue to work with the Go… https://t.co/1297ZFlzPS
Retweeted by Margaret HodgeThanks to residents in Thames View for coming along to the street meeting today, looking to make sure permit parkin… https://t.co/MyJGi8jJZP
3/13
2020
Thoughts with the loved ones of the latest coronavirus fatality at Queen's Hospital, Romford. And thank you to ev… https://t.co/fOkM1P6j0HLooking for information on #coronavirus? Go to: https://t.co/mf06t7u2FW If you're worried that you may have corona… https://t.co/0F1XNV1CA9
Retweeted by Margaret Hodge"Support for the abolition of tuition fees has been unanimous. But this completely misunderstands the problem we fa… https://t.co/2xHWQNNOqq
Retweeted by Margaret HodgeCORONOVIRUS UPDATE | We’re closely monitoring the situation in the borough. Residents should stay calm, avoid panic… https://t.co/thEMODomHd
Retweeted by Margaret HodgeIf you honestly believe this to be Jeremy Corbyn's legacy then rebuilding trust in the Labour Party is going to be… https://t.co/U84xs48TJ0Boris Johnson is trampling on the power of MPs, Parliament must not take this lying down. https://t.co/3so5fs0DMT
3/12
2020
Good! https://t.co/ZM0su47oTFPlenty to be pleased about in budget, missing Social Care is so bad. Truth is that they know it has to be paid for… https://t.co/4s6OjGH1mu
Retweeted by Margaret HodgeThis is simply not good enough. Far too many people living in smaller buildings with combustible cladding are not g… https://t.co/XWtw64OJuLPleasantly surprised there's a new strategy for tackling the promoters of tax avoidance schemes. I've long called f… https://t.co/qOmBLdZddyIncreased funding for HMRC & Companies House is long-overdue. Hopefully it leads to better enforcement against tax… https://t.co/2Z3D1gVCjCInteresting Budget. Pleased to see confirmation that the Digital Services Tax is going ahead in April. But the scop… https://t.co/DmJKBoKWZkGlobally, 1 in 3 countries have no laws on sexual harassment at work, leaving around 235 million women without any… https://t.co/GtiaFjG6ix
Retweeted by Margaret HodgeA Corbyn rehash will not reverse this. Labour must change or it risks being irrelevant for a generation. https://t.co/aoGi9ECcpS
3/11
2020
@stephenkb @paulwaugh It’s taken me 57 years to settle in apparently...
3/10
2020
It's ridiculous that this is required, but please get in touch with the party if you have still not received your b… https://t.co/DWatxmkGPe
3/9
2020
@TheBirmingham6 @jvplive @_LFI @lisanandy @Keir_Starmer Paid for by Israeli spies...what planet are you on!
3/8
2020
@AnnJohn30914404 Not me. And it isn’t alleged.
3/7
2020
Despicable. It's deeply concerning that this extremism is finding its way back into the democratic process. https://t.co/uN9nKFF5ObBusy week. Thanks everyone in Parsloes for coming along to the coffee afternoon to raise concerns & the park meetin… https://t.co/wtIV1PkOVV
3/6
2020
APPG members & officers @margarethodge @wesstreeting @lordparry @DrLisaCameronMP @Nus_Ghani @Christian4BuryS discus… https://t.co/hGLB23K0Zu
Retweeted by Margaret HodgeI called this out over a week ago. Yet only in a lengthy interview was a proper answer finally given. We cannot c… https://t.co/zHoFovGVTe
3/5
2020
We (the UK) have become the jurisdiction of choice for too many kleptocrats and criminals around the world- says… https://t.co/C7FKVg55bF
Retweeted by Margaret HodgePriti Patel has presided over utter havoc and dysfunction at the Home Office. She is being investigated for bullyin… https://t.co/x8niDd3Cf1
3/3
2020
Good analysis from @patmcfaddenmp Labour can’t let the opportunity to change pass us by. https://t.co/UxIMiJsAxV
3/1
2020
None of this is normal. https://t.co/oiVyUZiEou
2/29
2020
120 years ago today, Keir Hardie founded @UKLabour. In 30 years of government, we delivered the NHS, the welfare s… https://t.co/6AYiInmlWl
Retweeted by Margaret Hodge
2/27
2020
In all seriousness, there was absolutely zero demand for any of this on the doorstep in Barking & Dagenham. This is… https://t.co/C3pXV69J0MThe @RichardBurgon plan to permanent opposition: Ignoring appeals from the Jewish community A Tony Benn uni & Mome… https://t.co/uyQUb8DQzXI spoke in today's debate in Parliament on tax evasion & avoidance. At its root, this is about fairness & equality… https://t.co/cSiZ8FKWDc
2/25
2020
To be clear, accusing a Jew who calls out antisemitism of working on behalf of Israel is both conspiratorial & anti… https://t.co/O3Vf7wGhr8I am 100% giving my first preference vote to @IanMurrayMP to be Labour's Deputy Leader. Ian understands exactly w… https://t.co/oTOkr1DhUdBallots are being sent out by the Labour Party from today, so make sure you vote! 🗳🌹 It will take longer for JLM m… https://t.co/3HlXppKL7e
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2/24
2020
The bizarre logic that even when Labour wins elections we’re actually losing them & that if Labour is popular in Ha… https://t.co/0iYhmrTjSv60 second challenge: accepted. ⏰ https://t.co/9a9MYUtkxz
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2/23
2020
It’s more important than ever that sensible Labour voices stamp out this hate & twisted worldview so it never has a… https://t.co/3Sns3lIgI2 @omalleylaw @BullMooseBlog1 @UKLabour @WitneyLabourCLP Worst election defeat since 1935 with the worst approval rat… https://t.co/6tE9uxpuj8Great idea Dawn! If only this rule had been implemented during the last Labour government, we’d have suspended Jere… https://t.co/AVLaBOeZgpCall me old fashioned, but I prefer my airlines to not preach casual racism.. https://t.co/Nmm150NIfrHappy to have signed this letter in the @DailyMirror. As foodbanks become commonplace in every community, the Gover… https://t.co/DnsqiQkzaE
2/22
2020
It’s essential we get a clear answer on this. Labour members have raised concerns with me that those suspended fo… https://t.co/RtgS5QlUAj
2/21
2020
I am deeply concerned by the attack that has taken place in London Central Mosque. https://t.co/Q0eYEnZvOm
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2/20
2020

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