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  • Breath of Fresh Air

    Andy Slaughter MP is calling for greater efforts to tackle air pollution in Hammersmith.

  • Good Citiziens

    Andy Slaughter MP celebrates work of Citizens Advice in Hammersmith & Fulham

    Andy Slaughter MP has thanked staff and volunteers at Hammersmith & Fulham Citizens Advice Bureau for providing constituents with the advice and support they need to solve their problems.

  • Save the Whales

    Hammersmith MP Andy Slaughter supports calls for an end to Japan’s Antarctic whaling

    Andy Slaughter MP has shown his support for whales by signing the International Fund for Animal Welfare’s (IFAW) whale board and backing calls for a permanent end to Japan’s Antarctic whaling.

  • Busy Bee MP

    Andy Slaughter, MP for Hammersmith says: keep the ban on bee-harming pesticides

    Andy Slaughter MP has committed to protect bees in the UK, speaking out against proposed plans to temporarily lift a ban on bee harming pesticides.

  • Government blinks first on Human Rights abolition

    Battle on to save Human Rights Act

    Few countries have a history of defining and supporting human rights that can match Britain’s. This month we celebrate 800 years of Magna Carta. From the Levellers and the Glorious Revolution to the Chartists and the Tolpuddle Martyrs, our history is a succession of battles for the rights of the individual against arbitrary exercise of power by the state.

  • Thank you

    Thank you to everyone who voted to elect me in Hammersmith last Thursday. For those who missed the full result, here it is:

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  • Labour pledge to halt Charing Cross demolition

    A Labour Government will halt plans to demolish Charing Cross.

    Visiting west London this weekend Andy Burnham, Labour’s Health Spokesperson, promised to halt immediately the Conservatives’ ‘Shaping a Healthier Future’ programme that has closed Hammersmith and Central Middlesex A&Es and would mean the demolition of Charing Cross Hospital.

  • With 3 weeks to go NHS is No 1 issue

    The audience at the Age UK hustings in St Paul's Church groaned in disbelief when the Conservative candidate for Fulham announced that 'Charing Cross Hospital is safe' under the Tories.

    The Conservative candidate for Hammersmith had already given the game away when he told the Shepherds Bush Blog that the Hospital is 'no longer fit for purpose' and 'will be demolished'.

  • The Campaign Starts Here

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    It's been the longest lead in ever and it will be the longest campaign ever but finally, on Monday, Parliament was dissolved and the Election Campaign 2015 officially began.

  • Cameron Comes Clean on A&E Closures

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    Speaking in west London last week David Cameron finally came clean after months of evasion and confirmed that a future Conservative Government would press on with the service closures and redevelopment of Charing Cross and Ealing Hospitals.