Labour MP for Hackney North and Stoke Newington
"Until you have had to do it, you cannot truly appreciate how scary it is to address a packed House of Commons at PMQs."
The wider effects of Tory cuts have exacerbated the causes of crime. We need a genuine end to austerity as well as a well-resourced police force, writes Diane Abbott MP
Margaret Thatcher’s legacy is one of rising inequality, ruthless de-industrialisation and decimated communities. It’s an economic model past its sell-by date, writes Diane Abbott
Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott says the Government's approach towards EU citizens risks damaging good-will with the EU member states and is a 'huge act of self-harm'.
The Shadow Home Secretary writes that "If this deal is not stopped, we will crash out without the important protections we need in security, justice, police and freedom".
The recurring theme of Tory Home Office policy is that ordinary people don’t matter. A Labour government will ensure everyone is treated with dignity and respect, writes Diane Abbott
Shadow home secretary, Diane Abbott, looks at a new report from the Fire Brigades Union on Grenfell and what needs to be learned from the background of an atrocity.
Shadow home secretary Diane Abbott warns that unlike other biometric data such as fingerprints and DNA, facial recognition technology has no regulation to govern its use.
A year on from the Grenfell Tower tragedy, Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott blasts the government and the Conservative-run Kensington and Chelsea council in the wake of the blaze she argues must become "a turning point".
The scandal may draw in serious criminal cases, including violent and sexual offences, says Diane Abbott MP.
It’s time to end the chaos at the Home Office and restore a sense of order and trust, says Diane Abbott
The Government should not wait for the inquiry to conclude that water puts out fire, says Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott MP.
Retro-fitting sprinklers saves lives, saves homes and saves money, says Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott.
The Government has a record of failure when it comes to tackling the rising scale of organised child sexual abuse, says Diane Abbott MP.