Emily Thornberry is the Labour MP for Islington South & Finsbury and Shadow Attorney General

Emily Thornberry was elected in 2005 as MP for Islington South & Finsbury and is currently Shadow Attorney General. Learn more about Emily ...

News: Emily's letter to Eric Pickles on Mount Pleasant.

Filed under: General
Posted: 16 Jul

A copy of the letter I sent to Eric Pickles, the Communities Secretary, asking him to take the decision over the proposed developent at Mount Pleasant out of the hands of Boris Johnson as I beleive he has prejudiced his decision.

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News: Housing Crisis Debated in Parliament.

Filed under: General
Posted: 06 Feb

This morning I joined MPs from across London for a debate in Westminster Hall
on Housing in London where I brought up the outrage of Mount Pleasant. Land formerly owned by the public, sold off for a song, where the developers now want to build 88% luxury flats. Only wanting to offer 12% affordable housing!

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From the Journal...

Filed under: General.

Posted: 28 July 2014.

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A summary of my diary for July 2014.


Emily with Ed Balls at an Islington Primary School