Stephen re-elected as Member of Parliament for East Ham

Stephen has been re-elected as the Member of Parliament for East Ham seat in the General Election 2017 with an increased majority of 47,124 votes. The vote represented a 83.2 share of all votes cast in the constituency.The full results for East Ham:Stephen Timms (Labour) 47,124Kirsty Finlayson (Conservative Party) 7,241Afzal Choudhry (Friends Party) 311Chidi Oti-Obihara … Continue reading Stephen re-elected as Member of Parliament for East Ham

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Stephen welcomes the Taiwanese Ambassador to Newham

On 31 March, Stephen accompanied the Taiwanese Representative to the UK to The Crystal in Newham’s Royal Docks – the world's largest permanent exhibition on the future of cities, as well as one of the world's most sustainable buildings and events venues. The visit was at the request of the Representative, Mr David Yung-Lo Lin, and … Continue reading Stephen welcomes the Taiwanese Ambassador to Newham

supports Parkinson’s UK campaign to revolutionise Parkinson’s research

Stephen has pledged his support to the charity Parkinson’s UK’s We Won’t Wait campaign, calling for urgent action to unlock the promise of research developments that could pave the way to better treatments and stop Parkinson’s drugs ‘falling behind’.Speaking at the launch Parkinson’s Awareness Week, Stephen said: “While great strides have been made over the past … Continue reading supports Parkinson’s UK campaign to revolutionise Parkinson’s research

Stephen responds to local concerns about roll-out of RPZs

Stephen has written to the Chief Executive of Newham Council outlining his concerns about the roll-out of Residential Parking Zones across the borough.Citing a recently uploaded petition on the change.org website, Stephen writes that some of his constituents are now having trouble parking in some areas of Newham. He also raised the issue of the … Continue reading Stephen responds to local concerns about roll-out of RPZs

Stephen comments on the triggering of Article 50

Stephen has warned that Theresa May needs to make some compromise on the free movement of people from Europe to the UK as Article 50 is triggered. He also warned the Prime Minister that such a compromise is needed in order to retain “barrier free access” to the EU market.Stephen said: “The political reality is … Continue reading Stephen comments on the triggering of Article 50

Stephen congratulates Dame Vera Lynn on 100th birthday

East Ham MP Stephen Timms today wished a Happy Birthday to one of East Ham’s most famous former residents – Dame Vera Lynn, who has reached 100 today.  Dame Vera lived as a child in Ladysmith Avenue, East Ham – a fact highlighted in the street signs recently set up by Newham Council – and … Continue reading Stephen congratulates Dame Vera Lynn on 100th birthday