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Getting Tough on Firearms
13 Jun 2007
Diane Abbott Welcomes Tougher Sentencing for Firearms Possession
Government Policy on Choice Linked to Ethnically Segregated Schools
05 Jun 2007
New report highlights failures of “choice policy” to give choice to all parents
Call for Action on Roots of Knife Crime
01 May 2007
Diane demands the Home Office addresses the family breakdown and educational underachievement at the root of violent crime.
Diane Attends Offical Opening of Tyssen Children's Centre
26 Feb 2007
Diane lends her support to the most recent addition to the Children’s Centre initiative in Hackney
LSBC Awards 2006
04 Sep 2006
Diane Abbott, MP for Hackney North and founder of the London Schools and the Black Child project, is hosting a special black education awards ceremony at the House of Commons on Friday September 8th.
MTV DJ to Speak at Black Education Conference
01 Sep 2006
TV personality and MTV DJ Trevor Nelson will be among a galaxy of educational and political speakers at the London Schools and the Black Child conference to be held on Saturday September 9th at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in Westminster.
Diane Welcomes Move to Fight Child Poverty
20 Feb 2006
London’s Mayor, Ken Livingstone, and the Association of London Government have today launched a commission to help tackle child poverty in the capital.
Diane: "Time for War Against Knife Crime"
14 Feb 2006
The Home Secretary Charles Clarke today announced that a nationwide knives amnesty will be held between 24 May and 30 June. The amnesty is to be backed up by a tough police enforcement campaign to drive home the message that carrying knives is not acceptable. Diane Abbott MP for Hackney North and Stoke Newington welcomed the move but warned that more long-term solutions are also needed.
Welcoming the Children's Register
09 Dec 2005
Diane today welcomed the Government’s announcement of a new register of all children in England.
Fun and Learning for the Whole Family
11 Oct 2005
This morning Hackney MP Diane Abbott visited Tyssen Primary School to mark the beginning of Family Learning Week and the opening of the school’s new family centre.
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