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Ahead of the candlelit vigil this evening for victims of the Westminster terror attack, an Ilford MP has said his “heart is broken” for those injured and killed.

Redbridge MPs have all been declared safe, and are on lock down in Parliament, after a terrorist incident in Westminster this afternoon where four people have been killed.

More than a thousand campaigners young and old marched to Redbridge Town Hall on Saturday to show their support for King George Hospital’s A&E.

Campaigners are holding a march from Valentines Park to Redbridge Town Hall today, to protest the planned closure of the borough’s only emergency unit.

Wes Streeting has slammed George Osborne’s surprise appointment as Evening Standard editor saying it is “bad news” for politics and journalism.

Parents, pupils, a politician and teachers for breakfast last Friday, all in the name of charity.

The chancellor’s reduction in tax breaks for self-employed people has been described as both tackling the “gig economy” and “anti aspiration” by Redbridge politicians.

The future of King George Hospital’s A&E department is once again unclear, after its trust’s chief executive cast doubt on the closure plans.

The £2billlion cash injection for social care announced in today’s Budget does not go far enough, claims the Ilford North MP.

Following the fantastic debate in the House of Commons and the reveal of the campaigns which UK Youth Parliament would take on in 2017, Members of Youth Parliament (MYP) all over the UK arranged meetings with their MPs for the National Day of Action.

Our term as MYPs has taken the youth council to new heights

Changes to the businesses rates, risk “sounding the death knell of small high street businesses” says an MP.

A Parliamentary inquiry into the future of London’s taxi trade, chaired by Ilford North MP Wes Streeting, is inviting black cab drivers to have their say.

Ilford North MP Wes Streeting visited the Falkland Islands as part of a cross-party Parliamentary visit this week.

It is an issue that divided the country last year, and now, with the finer details being debated in Parliament, Brexit is back in the headlines.

Ilford North MP Wes Streeting has welcomed a change in legislation that posthumously pardons thousands of gay and bisexual men for decades old sexual offences in England and Wales.

The current crisis facing the NHS ‘will only get worse’ if the government doesn’t scrap its one per cent (pc) cap on staff pay says Ilford North MP Wes Streeting.

Are you from Redbridge? Have you been affected by Donald Trump’s travel ban? If so we want to hear from you and we will try and help you.

Ilford North MP Wes Streeting today tabled an amendment to the parliamentary bill that would take the UK out of the EU and out of the single market.

I was delighted to learn that new takeaways will be banned within 400m of schools, writes Cllr Barbara White, Goodmayes.

Ilford North MP Wes Streeting tried his hand at working in the retail sector when he volunteered at a charity shop on Thursday.

A “glamorous” ceremony with the Redbridge Mayor and Ilford North MP saw Redbridge Primary School open its new modern building.

A group of activists held a demonstration outside Redbridge Town Hall on Tuesday to raise public awareness of current plans to close an A&E.

The leader of Redbridge Council’s opposition is urging the Labour administration not to go through with cuts to vulnerable residents’ council tax support.

The prime minister’s speech on how to leave the European Union (EU) has divided the borough’s MPs, as she indicated she would pursue a “hard” Brexit.

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