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11 Jun 2021 - Sexual exploitation

I have responded to Ofsted's deeply worrying review on sexual abuse in schools and colleges which was out yesterday.The truly outrageous part of this is that the Government already has the powers to stop pornography companies allowing children to access their websites.You can read my full respons

09 Jun 2021 -

I visited The Tolpuddle Martyrs Museum in Dorset. A very forceful reminder of the long struggle for workers' rights and for Trade Unions to be recognised and accepted. Well worth a visit!

Picture of Diana Johnson in the House of Commons

08 Jun 2021 -

Today I asked Ministers to restore the £8bn cut from social care since 2010. On the day he became Prime Minister nearly two years ago, Boris Johnson promised that he had "a clear plan" for social care reform - but there was still no sign of it in the recent Queen's Speech.

20 May 2021 -

In Department of Culture Media and Sport Questions in the House of Commons this morning, I asked for further information on exactly how the Government's promised 'fan-led review' into football governance will be led by fans in the aftermath of the European Super League fiasco.

4.3 million children currently growing up trapped in poverty

20 May 2021 -

40% of Children in Hull North were living in poverty by 2020, up from 34.5% in 2014. As MP, I pledge to do everything in my power so that no child is left behind in Kingston upon Hull North.

17 May 2021 -

Today in Parliament Hull North MP Diana Johnson called for a new NHS, Social Care and Emergency Services Covenant to safeguard our NHS and Social Care workers.

17 May 2021 -

The Tory Government set out its legislative programme last week in the Queen's Speech. There were 30 bills - you can find details here.

27 Apr 2021 -

Hull North MP Diana Johnson has spoke in the House of Commons today (13.50) calling for a full statutory Public Inquiry into the Post Office Horizon affair.

21 Apr 2021 -

In a debate today Diana Johnson challenged the Secretary of State for Local Government about his lack of trust in local people.

Diana said:

21 Apr 2021 -

In response to the announcement of plans for a possible European Super League Diana Johnson MP said:
 
"I oppose plans for a breakaway European Super League. We cannot allow a few of the richest clubs to stitch up football for themselves and their cartel of greed."