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Yesterday (Tuesday 18th July 2017), I and other parliamentary colleagues, met with the All-Party Parliamentary Group on HIV & AIDS and organisations from across the HIV sector to learn more about their work supporting some 37 million people estimated to be living with HIV across the globe.

Mike Gapes MP meets the All-Party Parliamentary Group on HIV & AIDS

Yesterday (Tuesday 18th July 2017), I and other parliamentary colleagues, met with the All-Party Parliamentary Group on HIV & AIDS and organisations from across the HIV sector to learn more about their... Read more

Ilford South MP Mike Gapes has given his support to a new ivory surrender launched by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) to help protect elephants from further slaughter for the illegal ivory trade.

Mike Gapes MP backs UK ivory surrender to protect elephants

Ilford South MP Mike Gapes has given his support to a new ivory surrender launched by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) to help protect elephants from further slaughter... Read more

Earlier today (Tuesday 18th July 2017) raised a point of order in the House of Commons calling for the Government's response to two Foreign Affairs Select Committee reports on Russia and Turkey.

Mike Gapes calls for Government response to Select Committee reports on Russia and Turkey

Earlier today (Tuesday 18th July 2017) raised a point of order in the House of Commons calling for the Government's response to two Foreign Affairs Select Committee reports on Russia... Read more

Mike Gapes MP (Ilford South) was yesterday elected as a Vice Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for British Sikhs.

Mike Gapes MP elected as Vice Chair of APPG for British Sikhs

Mike Gapes MP (Ilford South) was yesterday elected as a Vice Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for British Sikhs. Read more

Earlier today (Monday 10th July 2017) Mike Gapes MP (Ilford South) spoke during end of day adjournment debate in the House of Commons yesterday on the future of the A&E department at King George Hospital.

Mike Gapes MP leads King George Hospital Adjournment debate

Earlier today (Monday 10th July 2017) Mike Gapes MP (Ilford South) spoke during end of day adjournment debate in the House of Commons yesterday on the future of the A&E... Read more

On Saturday (8th July 2017) Mike Gapes MP (Ilford South) contributed to the Fabian Society's summer conference session titled: 'High Alert: What should Labour’s approach to security be?'.

Mike speaks during 'High Alert: What should Labour’s approach to security be?' session at the Fabian summer conference

On Saturday (8th July 2017) Mike Gapes MP (Ilford South) contributed to the Fabian Society's summer conference session titled: 'High Alert: What should Labour’s approach to security be?'. Read more

Join the British Council’s Future Leaders Connect – the global network of emerging policy leaders.

Mike Gapes: Aged 18-35? Apply now to British Council’s #FutureLeadersConnect programme

Join the British Council’s Future Leaders Connect – the global network of emerging policy leaders. Read more

At an event in Parliament yesterday (Wednesday 5th July 2017), I pledged my support for professional musicians and performers in my constituency, and urged the Government to ensure that they can continue to be able to travel easily across Europe post-Brexit for touring and performing with minimum administrative burdens.

Mike fights for good Brexit deal for Musicians and Performers

At an event in Parliament yesterday (Wednesday 5th July 2017), I pledged my support for professional musicians and performers in my constituency, and urged the Government to ensure that they... Read more

Mike Gapes MP (Ilford South) contributed to the Queen's Speech debate held on Monday 26th June 2017. Below are his exchanges:

Mike Gapes: "I pledge to fight this hard Brexit and I will do so throughout this Parliament."

Mike Gapes MP (Ilford South) contributed to the Queen's Speech debate held on Monday 26th June 2017. Below are his exchanges: Read more

On Monday (26th June 2017), Mike Gapes MP (Ilford South) questioned the First Secretary of State and Minister for the Cabinet Office on the Northern Ireland deal.

Mike Gapes MP questions First Secretary of State on Northern Ireland deal

On Monday (26th June 2017), Mike Gapes MP (Ilford South) questioned the First Secretary of State and Minister for the Cabinet Office on the Northern Ireland deal. Read more

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