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Lynne Featherstone

Lynne Choona Featherstone, is a British Liberal Democrat politician, and the Member of Parliament (MP) for Hornsey and Wood Green.
Under the Conservative – Liberal Democrat coalition in 2010 she was appointed as a junior Home Office minister with responsibility for equality. Previously she was Liberal Democrat spokesperson for Youth and Equality issues, and chair of the Liberal Democrats technology board. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Pupils should be taught about mutilation of girls says minister as UK 'makes ...
2014-06-19
Lynne Featherstone also stressed more support and training was needed for professionals dealing with the issue on the front line. Speaking in the Commons, she said: 'When I went to Burkina Faso, one of the leading countries in Africa in reducing and ...
(Daily Mail)
  1. Lynne Featherstone on giving women “rights, voice, choice and control over ...
  2. Calls for FGM on school curriculum
  3. Huppert, J - FGM education

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Genocide – Never Again.
2014-06-03
Genocide – Never Again. Published by Lynne Featherstone on Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 at 12:52 pm. Share this story. I'm currently in Rwanda in my capacity as Minister for International Development. Here's my first blog from the three-day visit: On ...
(24dash (press release) (blog))
  1. UK Pledges More Support to Genocide Archiving, Research

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Lynne Featherstone: New British aid package for South Sudan
2014-05-19
Liberal Democrat International Development Minister Lynne Featherstone will today announce a new British aid package for South Sudan. Speaking at a conference hosted by the Norwegian government in Oslo, Lynne will say that the new £60m package will ...
(Liberal Democrats)
  1. Donors Pledge $600 Million for South Sudan Aid
  2. Extra funds for South Sudan victims
  3. More than $600m pledged for crisis in South Sudan

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Disability must be a priority within development programmes, say MPs
2014-04-10
For too long, according to international development minister, Lynne Featherstone, in her response to the report, "people with disabilities have been treated as an afterthought." The report also emphasises the need to give disabled people a central ...
(The Guardian)
  1. UK must improve its international aid efforts for disabled people
  2. MPs: Our foreign aid must benefit the disabled abroad

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Haringey 'still failing' vulnerable children after Baby P scandal
2014-04-07
Lynne Featherstone, the local Liberal Democrat MP and a government minister, said today: “I am deeply concerned about these latest figures — which show that so many assessments of vulnerable children are not being undertaken quickly enough.
(Evening Standard)
  1. Council still failing vulnerable children

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LibLink: Lynne Featherstone: Last night we saw the nasty side of Nigel Farage
2014-03-27
Lynne featherstone by paul walter Lynne Featherstone has written an article for the Liberal Democrats' website in which she slams Nigel Farage's comments on same sex marriage and Crimea in the debate last night.
(Liberal Democrat Voice)
  1. Lynne Featherstone: Last night we saw the nasty side of Nigel Farage
  2. Rupert Murdoch Backs Ukip's Nigel Farage: Who Cares?

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Lynne Featherstone, MP for Hornsey and Wood Green, calls for 'rat run' closure
2014-03-24
An MP calling for a trial closure of a “rat run” in Wood Green says it is of the “utmost importance”. Lynne Featherstone, MP for Hornsey and Wood Green, has promised to push for all non-residential traffic to be banned from Watsons Road for six months.
(Haringey Independent)
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Calling a roundtable to fight FGM in Haringey
2014-03-17
Lynne Featherstone MP has called a roundtable of key figures in Haringey, to discuss fighting and preventing Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in the borough. Representatives from Haringey Council, Police, and health services have been called on by the ...
(24dash (press release) (blog))
  1. Council to work with police to tackle female genital mutilation

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Demanding answers from Homes for Haringey on Noel Park repairs
2014-03-10
Lynne Featherstone has contacted Homes for Haringey to demand an update on urgent repairs to the Noel Park estate. The Liberal Democrat MP held a public meeting in Noel Park three weeks ago, to give residents the chance to have their say and raise ...
(24dash (press release) (blog))
  1. Temporary reprieve for diving boards

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