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MP joins Parliamentary protest over cladding scandal

Abena Oppong-Asare, MP for Erith and Thamesmead, joined Mayor Sadiq Khan and other MPs and campaigners at a protest outside Parliament this week in protest at Government inaction over cladding. The protest was organised by residents living in high rise accommodation who continue to suffer from the lack of Government support and action since the […]

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MP fights Government deportations

Abena Oppong-Asare, Labour MP for Erith and Thamesmead, has used her platform in Parliament to oppose the Government’s deportation policy. Abena challenged Home Office Ministers at Parliamentary Question time about the shameful deportations to Jamaica, spoke at a rally outside Parliament and also raised awareness of the issue in an interview with the BBC. Abena […]

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MP reports back on first weeks in Parliament

Labour MP for Erith and Thamesmead, Abena Oppong-Asare, reports back on her first weeks in Parliament since December’s General Election. With Christmas in the way, Parliament has only met for a short time since December’s General Election. However, that hasn’t stopped Erith and Thamesmead’s new MP from getting to work in Westminster on behalf of […]

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MP gets her hands dirty to support community project

Abena Oppong-Asare, Labour MP for Erith and Thamesmead, got her hands dirty this week to help plant over 1,400 bulbs in Abbey Wood. Abena joined residents and Abbey Wood Labour councillors Denise Hyland Ann-Marie Cousins to plant hyacinth and daffodil bulbs opposite Lidl. Almost 1,500 bulbs were planted. Abena said “Special thanks go to those […]

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New MP gets stuck in in first days on the job

Newly elected Labour MP for Erith and Thamesmead, Abena Oppong-Asare, jumped right in to her new role, with a series of meetings and visits with community groups and organisations across the constituency in the days following her election. Abena met with Greenwich’s Nepalese community at the Royal Greenwich Nepalese Society, visited Thamesmead Meridian Football Club […]