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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

Lib Dems’ NHS pledge would mean an extra £42 million for Haringey Health Services

April 1st, 2015 by Lynne Featherstone

The Liberal Democrats are the only major party to have pledged £8 billion additional funding for our NHS, in accordance with advice from Simon Stevens, the Chief Executive of NHS England.Once implemented, the extra cash would mean at least extra £42 million in funding for Haringey’s health services, like ho...

Lynne Featherstone raises awareness for World Autism Week  

March 31st, 2015 by Lynne Featherstone

Lynne Featherstone last week joined the Autism Provision team from Heartlands High School, as part of World Autism Awareness Week.The team held an event at Alexandra Palace, where students presented their ‘Celebrating Differences, Together’ project. Each student created a piece of artwork – in the shape...

Haringey GPs and patients to benefit from funding boost

March 30th, 2015 by Lynne Featherstone

An extra £550 million of NHS funding has been announced by the Government to improve access to GPs, modernise GP surgeries, and improve out-of-hospital care.Seven practices in Haringey – including the Vale Practice, Crouch Hall Road Surgery and Evergreen House Surgery – are receiving a share of the extra mon...

Lynne Featherstone visits London Centre for Children with Cerebral Palsy

March 27th, 2015 by Lynne Featherstone

Lynne Featherstone MP on Wednesday visited the London Centre for Children with Cerebral Palsy.The specialist centre is also an independent school for children with cerebral palsy and associated impairments. Pupils come from across London and beyond. The team are currently fundraising so that they can ope...

Health Minister addresses local residents at public meeting

March 26th, 2015 by Lynne Featherstone

Health Minister Norman Lamb addressed over 50 local residents last night at a public meeting organised by local MP Lynne Featherstone.Norman Lamb MP spoke about his work in the Department of Health to: Introduce set waiting times for mental health conditionsCommit £1.25 billion towards children’s mental h...

Lynne Featherstone joins local police on neighbourhood walk

March 25th, 2015 by Lynne Featherstone

Lynne Featherstone MP joined two policemen and a neighbourhood watch representative on a local walk in Crouch End.They discussed tackling burglary and vehicle crime in the local area, as well as preventative measures to deter anti-social behaviour and crimes against the person.Crime in Haringey has f...

Public Meeting with Health Minister – tomorrow evening

March 24th, 2015 by Lynne Featherstone

Health Minister Norman Lamb MP will attend a local public meeting tomorrow, to discuss NHS funding, mental health services, integrated care and more.The meeting – which has been arranged by local Liberal Democrat MP Lynne Featherstone – will take place from 7.15pm – 8.30pm at Greig City Academy – with d...

Muswell Flyer article – A Fairer Society

March 24th, 2015 by Lynne Featherstone

Here’s my latest Muswell Flyer article, also available here. Nb – since the time of writing – the campaign for fairer health funding has been successful, and we’ve secured an extra £23.5 million for our local health services!As a Liberal Democrat, I believe in creating a fairer society. And in a fair soc...

Lynne Featherstone MP stands up to racism and fascism

March 23rd, 2015 by Lynne Featherstone

Lynne Featherstone MP on Saturday took part in a march organised by Unite Against Fascism (UAF). Over 10,000 people in total took to the streets in central London to stand up to racism and hate crime.The Liberal Democrat MP was joined at the march by members of the ‘Ethnic Minority Lib Dem’ group and the Justi...