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#18 Medals for Veterans

It has been a tremendous honour and privilege to have served the Borough for 20 years today. Coming up to this anniversary I have been reflecting on my time as your Member of Parliament here are just 20 of my greatest achievements. Medals for Veterans I wanted to honour the efforts of our armed forces in […]

#17 Increasing opening hours for Barking police station

 It has been a tremendous honour and privilege to have served the Borough for 20 years today. Coming up to this anniversary I have been reflecting on my time as your Member of Parliament here are just 20 of my greatest achievements. Increasing opening hours for Barking police station I was furious when the police unveiled […]

#16 Dedicated Safer Neighbourhood teams for each ward

 It has been a tremendous honour and privilege to have served the Borough for 20 years today. Coming up to this anniversary I have been reflecting on my time as your Member of Parliament here are just 20 of my greatest achievements. Dedicated Safer Neighbourhood Teams I have campaigned for better community policing and since 2006 […]

#15 Increased Funding for local schools

 It has been a tremendous honour and privilege to have served the Borough for 20 years today. Coming up to this anniversary I have been reflecting on my time as your Member of Parliament here are just 20 of my greatest achievements.  Increased Funding for Schools   At a time when demand for school places was growing […]

#14 Getting a Children’s Centre in every ward

 It has been a tremendous honour and privilege to have served the Borough for 20 years today. Coming up to this anniversary I have been reflecting on my time as your Member of Parliament here are just 20 of my greatest achievements. Getting a Sure Start Centre in every ward As the first ever Children’s Minister […]

#13 Better transport for Thames Residents

It has been a tremendous honour and privilege to have served the Borough for 20 years today. Coming up to this anniversary I have been reflecting on my time as your Member of Parliament here are just 20 of my greatest achievements. Getting residents on Thames better transport links I have always lobbied for better transport […]

#12 Helping Valence House Museum

 It has been a tremendous honour and privilege to have served the Borough for 20 years today. Coming up to this anniversary I have been reflecting on my time as your Member of Parliament here are just 20 of my greatest achievements. Valence House Museum Valence House is a fantastic local museum. I fought to get […]

#11 Securing Premises for Barking Foodbank

 It has been a tremendous honour and privilege to have served the Borough for 20 years today. Coming up to this anniversary I have been reflecting on my time as your Member of Parliament here are just 20 of my greatest achievements.  Securing Premises for Barking Food Bank I have been working closely with the Food […]

#10 Getting residents a free trip to Southend

 It has been a tremendous honour and privilege to have served the Borough for 20 years today. Coming up to this anniversary I have been reflecting on my time as your Member of Parliament here are just 20 of my greatest achievements.  Getting a free trip for over 700 residents to Southend each year I persuaded […]

#9 Securing SportHouse in Mayesbrook Park

 It has been a tremendous honour and privilege to have served the Borough for 20 years today. Coming up to this anniversary I have been reflecting on my time as your Member of Parliament here are just 20 of my greatest achievements. Securing SportHouse in Mayesbrook Park With the 2012 Olympics taking part in London. I […]