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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

Lynne Featherstone thanks residents for giving her the opportunity to serve

May 12th, 2015 by Lynne Featherstone

Lynne Featherstone today sent a final email to residents in Hornsey and Wood Green, thanking them for giving her the opportunity to represent them.Lynne was first elected as a Liberal Democrat councillor in Muswell Hill in 1997, and to the London Assembly in 2000. She overturned a 26,000 Labour majority...

Why vote for me?

April 29th, 2015 by Lynne Featherstone

The Haringey Indepedent asked me to outline reasons why people should vote for me… Here’s my response!“Starting with the very basic – I am local! I grew up in Haringey, went to Highgate primary, and still live in the constituency of Hornsey and Wood Green today.“It’s so important to know the area yo...

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...