Hilary Benn (@hilarybennmp )

Hilary Benn

Bio Labour MP for Leeds Central and Chair of the Brexit Select Committee
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iPhone : Asda workers are being threatened with the sack unless they sign a punishing contract.

Today workers have come together to demand bosses listen to their concerns.

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iPhone : ⁦Channel 4⁩ are in Leeds! It’s the end of the beginning and we already have production companies moving here, a brilliant partnership between the city region and C4, and an energy to promote diversity, innovation and the North. Our time is now.

iPhone : Select committees will need time to scrutinise any agreement and take evidence, in particular on the political declaration which will determine our whole future relationship with the EU.

Twitter Web Client : I wrote to Boris Johnson asking him to make sure the life-changing drug Orkambi is available to people with cystic fibrosis.

He responded by saying hes considering alternative options.

Thats shameful. Patients have been waiting for four years. It’s time for action.

iPhone : Asda workers are starting to gather here in #Leeds’ City Square to protest the company’s new ‘flexible’ Contract 6. Staff say the updated agreement will see them lose out on paid breaks and be forced to work bank holidays. But Asda claim the majority have signed the new contract.

iPhone : Hilary Benn - Johnson wants a Canada style FTA.. & I wont support that, as its economically damaging... but I will allow a deal through provided it goes back to the British people... as no one knows if theyve changed their minds.. so I think we should ask them.


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iPhone : Tobias Ellwood MP Thangam 🕷 girly swot Debbonaire Alistair Burt Stephen Twigg International Development Committee The Government and MPs on all sides condemned Turkey’s action, but there was less focus on Trump’s role.

Erdogan acted after Trump pulled back.

Trump long said he wanted to withdraw from Syria, and he is withdrawing from areas far from any Turkish action.

Here’s Hilary Benn:

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iPhone : Brexit will go on for a very, very long time - even if we get a deal, warns Hilary Benn


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iPhone : 🛑 What a day!

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75.9% Turn Out 💪

97.1% Vote Yes ☑️

Well done everybody

You have made history‼️

You are the union #WeRiseAgain 🦁
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Twitter Web Client : Last week US General David Petraeus reminded us that the Kurds had done most of the fighting and dying in the battle to destroy the ISIS caliphate. Today I asked the Foreign Sec what message the current military action sent to those who had stood alongside us in that fight.

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iPhone : Great to see so many young people (38) from Hunslet, Belle Isle & Middleton on our Monday evening vocational project funded by ward Councillors from Hunslet Belle Isle & Middleton. We also have many young people attending from Beeston, they are funded by the Hunslet Club

iPhone : Peter has given outstanding service to the people of Wakefield and represents the very best of Labour. Thank you for everything you have done. twitter.com/groves_kim/sta…

iPhone : Great Leader always done the very best for people of Wakefield. Really a privilege to work with Cllr Peter Box.
Council Leader to step down citizen.wakefield.gov.uk/council-leader… via @The Citizen

iPhone : The Govt’s proposals to require photo ID before allowing anyone to vote is a disreputable attempt at #ToryVoterSuppression which will hit the poorest hardest #QueensSpeech2019

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iPhone : The economic impact of Boris Johnson’s Brexit proposals: UK out of customs union, plus at most a minimal Canada-minus FTA, means GDP hit of up to 7%, and fiscal cost of up to £50 billion. Our new report, out now: