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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

Mike Gapes, Member of Parliament for Ilford South, has joined growing calls for tougher penalties for animal abuse and action to be taken to enforce bans on offenders from keeping animals.

Mike Gapes MP joins calls for tougher penalties for animal abusers

Mike Gapes, Member of Parliament for Ilford South, has joined growing calls for tougher penalties for animal abuse and action to be taken to enforce bans on offenders from keeping... Read more

Mike Gapes MP discusses the ongoing Brexit negotiations with CNN's Richard Quest.

Mike Gapes MP discusses Brexit negotiations with CNN's Richard Quest

Mike Gapes MP discusses the ongoing Brexit negotiations with CNN's Richard Quest. Read more

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

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