Labour MP Steve Reed has demanded more help for children with disabilities. Speaking in the House of Commons, he criticised the Conservatives for leaving services for children with physical and learning disabilities facing a staggering £1bn shortfall.
Steve Reed this weekend joined thousands of others on the march against the prorogation of Parliament by Boris Johnson.
We marched today to defend our democracy against Boris Johnson’s attempt to silence Parliament.
Steve joins march against the suspension of Parliament
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has appointed Steve Reed MP as the party’s Shadow Minister for Children and Families. Steve, first elected to Parliament in 2012, has served on Labour’s frontbench since 2013, including as Shadow Minister for Local Government.
Steve Reed appointed Labour's Shadow Minister for Children and...
Children with learning disabilities are more likely than adults to be pinned down on the floor or injected with chemicals. The Government promised to issue guidelines to stop this abuse of vulnerable children – but five years later they have still failed to act.
Loneliness has reached epidemic proportions across the UK, affecting people in all age groups. Older people are left isolated at home after Government cuts led to the closure of day centres and lunch clubs.
We must do more to tackle loneliness epidemic, says...
Mental health campaigners are celebrating after Seni’s Law cleared its final hurdle in the House of Commons.
The law, introduced by Steve Reed MP, will curb the use of violent and abusive restraint against mental health patients.
Mental health campaigners celebrate as Seni’s Law passes through...
Paxton Academy, a primary school in Thornton Heath, has been left in portakabin-style temporary buildings for four years after the Conservatives failed to make sure a permanent school building was available.
Angela Rayner condemns Government over children educated in sheds
Croydon North MP Steve Reed has demanded clarity from the Prime Minister over her Brexit plans. At Prime Ministers Questions today, Steve Reed MP challenged Theresa May to tell the country when she would publish her Brexit plans.
Steve challenges the Prime Minister to explain her Brexit...
Steve Reed MP called a debate in Parliament to demand Government action to remove flammable Grenfell-style cladding. Despite the loss of lives in the tragic blaze at Grenfell Tower, the Conservative Government has failed to remove the same cladding from dozens of other residential blocks where residents now live in fear for their lives.
Dangerous cladding remains in place
At Prime Minister's Questions Steve raised the fact that 8 months after the Grenfell Tower fire thousands of people are still living in blocks with dangerous flammable cladding.
Steve Reed has joined 200 MPs in calling on supermarkets to eliminate plastic packaging from their products.
MPs signed a cross-party letter sent to supermarket bosses by Catherine West MP and Sue Hayman MP, Labour’s shadow environment secretary.
Steve backs campaign to end plastic packaging in supermarkets
Plans were recently announced to redevelop Selhurst Park Stadium.
Steve Reed said:
It’s exciting that Crystal Palace want to create a world class stadium and bring investment and jobs to our community.
Steve Reed MP comments on plans to redevelop Selhurst...
Steve Reed MP has long campaigned for Croydon to have its own community energy co-op. Steve helped set up a similar scheme in Brixton and has introduced Repowering London, the organisation that grew out of that initiative, to Croydon Council.
The Thornton Heath Community Action Team (THCAT) are bringing Christmas to Thornton Heath later this month with local arts, crafts and food along the High Street plus an ice rink in the Garnet Road car park!