Diane Abbott

Diane Abbott

Shadow Home Secretary

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    Diane Julie Abbott is a British Labour Party politician who was appointed Shadow Home Secretary in October 2016. She was first elected as the Member of Parliament for Hackney North and Stoke Newington at the 1987 general election, when she became the first black woman to hold a seat in the House of Commons.

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      Brexit: Freedom of movement plan  will create chaos  - Abbott
      Brexit: Freedom of movement plan will create chaos - Abbott
      ...Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDiane Abbott: Government s freedom of movement policy will be very problematic The government s plan to end EU citizens right to live and work in the UK straight after a no-deal Brexit will "create chaos", Diane Abbott has said... 2019-08-31 22:21:17
      Owen Jones  kicked in head  in London street attack
      Owen Jones kicked in head in London street attack
      ... Shadow home secretary Diane Abbott was one of hundreds of people to response to Mr Jones s tweet about the incident, saying: "The times we live in are increasingly dark and dangerous"... 2019-08-31 20:46:04
      Chicken takeaway boxes warn young people of knife crime danger
      Chicken takeaway boxes warn young people of knife crime danger
      ... Shadow home secretary Diane Abbott said the plan was "crude" and "offensive"... 2019-08-31 00:19:57
      Brexit: Caroline Lucas criticised over all-female cabinet plan
      Brexit: Caroline Lucas criticised over all-female cabinet plan
      ... Labour s shadow home secretary Diane Abbott tweeted it "won t work... 2019-08-13 22:07:22
      Green MP Caroline Lucas calls for all-female emergency cabinet
      Green MP Caroline Lucas calls for all-female emergency cabinet
      ... Labour s shadow home secretary Diane Abbott tweeted it "won t work... 2019-08-13 21:32:30
      Law and order: Extra £85m for CPS to tackle violent crime
      Law and order: Extra £85m for CPS to tackle violent crime
      ... "And Labour s shadow home secretary, Diane Abbott, said increasing the number of stop-and-searches was a "recipe for unrest"... 2019-08-13 21:28:48
      European elections: How disinformation spread in Facebook groups
      European elections: How disinformation spread in Facebook groups
      ... Extremely offensive language was also directed at former prime minister and Remain campaigner Gordon Brown and shadow home secretary Diane Abbott... 2019-05-30 18:48:42
      Brexit: Hammond  optimistic  over Brexit talks with Labour
      Brexit: Hammond optimistic over Brexit talks with Labour
      ... Shadow home secretary Diane Abbott highlighted Labour s concerns over the political declaration A Downing Street spokesman said after Friday s talks that "serious proposals" were made and it was "prepared to pursue changes to the political declaration in order to deliver a deal that is acceptable to both sides"... 2019-05-30 04:01:20
      Shamima Begum: Sajid Javid criticised as baby dies
      Shamima Begum: Sajid Javid criticised as baby dies
      ... "Shadow home secretary Diane Abbott also criticised the actions of the Home Office... 2019-03-18 16:45:03
      Theresa May reaches out to Remainer rebels amid quit rumours
      Theresa May reaches out to Remainer rebels amid quit rumours
      ... Shadow home Secretary Diane Abbott told Radio 4 s The World at One: "I am very sad that the Labour members of this new independent organisation have gone... 2019-02-23 22:17:56
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