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Mike Gapes MP listened to Dr Martin Stern who survived the Holocaust as a child and met Ivor Perl BEM, a Holocaust survivor and Bernd Koschland, who came to the UK on the Kindertransport, at the launch event in Parliament for Holocaust Memorial Day 2018.

Mike Gapes MP meets survivors of the Holocaust at launch of resources for Holocaust Memorial Day 2018

Mike Gapes MP listened to Dr Martin Stern who survived the Holocaust as a child and met Ivor Perl BEM, a Holocaust survivor and Bernd Koschland, who came to the... Read more

Mike Gapes, MP for Ilford South, has attended an event in parliament held by the Richmond Group of Charities, a collaboration of 14 of the largest health and care charities in England. 

Mike Gapes MP attends Richmond Group of Charities parliamentary drop-in event on long-term conditions

Mike Gapes, MP for Ilford South, has attended an event in parliament held by the Richmond Group of Charities, a collaboration of 14 of the largest health and care charities... Read more

Mike Gapes MP (Ilford South) has started the new Parliamentary term highlighting the importance of animal welfare by meeting with the RSPCA and their inspectors at the House of Commons.

Mike Gapes MP meets RSPCA inspectors in Parliament

Mike Gapes MP (Ilford South) has started the new Parliamentary term highlighting the importance of animal welfare by meeting with the RSPCA and their inspectors at the House of Commons.... Read more

Mike Gapes, MP for Ilford South, has dressed in pink to lend his support to Breast Cancer Now’s flagship fundraiser, wear it pink, which will see thousands of people across the UK adding a splash of pink to their outfits on Friday 20 October and raise vital funds for breast cancer research.

Mike Gapes wears it pink for breast cancer fundraiser

Mike Gapes, MP for Ilford South, has dressed in pink to lend his support to Breast Cancer Now’s flagship fundraiser, wear it pink, which will see thousands of people across... Read more

Ilford South MP Mike Gapes is supporting urgent calls from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) for greater protection for elephants which are being decimated for the ivory trade.

Mike Gapes MP pledges his support for elephants

Ilford South MP Mike Gapes is supporting urgent calls from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) for greater protection for elephants which are being decimated for the ivory trade.... Read more

This week thousands of local children started primary school for the first time. Others made the transition to their secondary education.

Mike's Ilford Recorder Column (07.09.2017)

This week thousands of local children started primary school for the first time. Others made the transition to their secondary education. Read more

Patient safety in north east London could be compromised if the sterilisation of operating theatre instruments are moved nearly 40 miles away to Maidstone in Kent, Unite, the country’s largest union, has warned.

Patient safety fears over instrument sterilisation moving 40 miles away

Patient safety in north east London could be compromised if the sterilisation of operating theatre instruments are moved nearly 40 miles away to Maidstone in Kent, Unite, the country’s largest... Read more

Mike Gapes MP (Labour, Ilford South) joined a group of his young constituents who are taking part in National Citizen Service (NCS), a nationwide youth programme which brings together 15 - 17 years olds to learn new skills during the school holidays. Young people participating in NCS take part in a variety of activities, including personal and team challenges, which benefit our local community.

Mike Gapes MP meets young people taking part in National Citizen Service in Ilford

Mike Gapes MP (Labour, Ilford South) joined a group of his young constituents who are taking part in National Citizen Service (NCS), a nationwide youth programme which brings together 15 -... Read more

The ringleader of the London Bridge terrorists, Khuram Butt, taught Koranic classes at the private Eton Community School. But in April Ofsted inspectors said the school had improved and fulfilled all requirements, including the duty to prevent radicalisation in pupils. This raises serious questions about the quality and rigour of inspections and safeguarding of children at private schools.

Mike's Ilford Recorder column (10.08.2017)

The ringleader of the London Bridge terrorists, Khuram Butt, taught Koranic classes at the private Eton Community School. But in April Ofsted inspectors said the school had improved and fulfilled all requirements,... Read more

For the future security and stability of our country, our continent and the world this is the worst possible moment for the UK to be leaving the European Union.

The United Kingdom Needs More Europe, Not Less

For the future security and stability of our country, our continent and the world this is the worst possible moment for the UK to be leaving the European Union. Read more

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