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RSSLynne Featherstone

Lynne is the MP for Hornsey & Wood Green and is the Liberal Democrat spokesperson for International Development.

Her political experience include:

Leader of the Opposition, Haringey Council 1998-2002; Chair, Transport Policy Committee, London Assembly, 2000-2, 2004-5; Shadow Parliamentary Spokesperson for Police, Crime and Disorder, 2005-6; Member of House of Common’s Environmental Audit Select Committee 2005-; London Spokesperson 2005-7.

Parliamentary candidate for Hornsey & Wood Green, 1997 and 2001; MP for Hornsey & Wood Green, 2005-

Blog posts by Lynne Featherstone

Have you seen the news?

March 2nd, 2015 by Lynne Featherstone

The news is currently dominated by reports of hateful actions, terrorism and conflict. Radicalisation and the rise of far right movements – these are happening in our society and it is terrifying.And the emerging ‘dialogue of division’ from some media outlets and parties like UKIP is not helping – it’s...

Lynne Featherstone MP announces local public meeting with Health Minister

February 26th, 2015 by Lynne Featherstone

Health Minister Norman Lamb will attend a public meeting in March, to discuss his work on the NHS, social care, and mental health with local residents.The meeting – arranged by local MP Lynne Featherstone – will take place at 7:15pm on Wednesday 25th March at a venue in Hornsey.Residents interested i...

Lynne Featherstone MP visits Cypriot Community Centre

February 26th, 2015 by Lynne Featherstone

Lynne Featherstone last week visited the Cypriot Community Centre in Wood Green, to speak to users of the centre.The Centre provides a range of services including a lunch club, meals on wheels, classes, training and advice services. The Centre also runs the Cypriot elderly & disabled group, which pr...

Lynne Featherstone MP discusses FGM awareness with local community champions

February 25th, 2015 by Lynne Featherstone

Lynne Featherstone MP last Thursday joined in with the Jan Trust’s Community Champions Day.The Trust – who are based in Lynne Featherstone MP’s constituency – held the day as part of their ‘Against FGM’ project.During the visit, the local MP joined a roundtable discussion on how to raise awareness of F...

Lynne Featherstone visits Islamic Cultural Centre & London Central Mosque

February 23rd, 2015 by Lynne Featherstone

Lynne Featherstone MP last week visited the London Central Mosque on Wightman Road to discuss any concerns about divisions within local society.Members of the congregation told the local MP that they are aware of an increase in ‘anti-Muslim’ rallies – and that the Muslim community here feels more vul...

Lynne Featherstone MP visits ‘Exposure’ journalists

February 23rd, 2015 by Lynne Featherstone

Local MP Lynne Featherstone last week visited Exposure – a multi-award winning charitable youth media enterprise based in north London.The Liberal Democrat MP met with Andreas Koumi (the Project Manager) and a group of young journalists, who were volunteering at Exposure during half term. The journalist...

Donate to Lynne’s Campaign

February 19th, 2015 by Lynne Featherstone

Help me raise a £2,000 fighting fund!I am excited to tell you that I have today launched an ambitious new fundraising appeal with the aim of raising £2,000 to help secure a liberal future for Hornsey and Wood Green.Can you help me reach the £2000 target by making a donation today?Labour are pumping all their resources...

Lynne Featherstone MP holds FGM conference in Haringey

February 18th, 2015 by Lynne Featherstone

Local MP Lynne Featherstone yesterday held a conference on ‘Working Together to End Female Genital Mutilation (FGM.)’The conference, which took place at Hornsey School for Girls, was attended by over 100 health, social care, education, police and community professionals from across north London.The con...

Lynne Featherstone MP visits apprenticeship and training schemes  

February 13th, 2015 by Lynne Featherstone

Lynne Featherstone MP yesterday visited Broadwater Farm community centre, to meet with local residents who are involved in successful projects across Haringey.Along with Communities Minister Stephen Williams, the Liberal Democrat MP met young people taking part in the Building Lives Apprenticeship Scheme.Th...