Articles by Lyn Brown MP
Lyn Brown MP

Not powerless

Lyn Brown MP  |  24 September 2017

The Tories must take concrete steps to reverse the rising spate of acid attacks, writes Lyn Brown MP —As I write, the last acid attack to hit the headlines in Newham occurred less than three weeks ago. There has been a steady stream of these horrifying stories this year. In June, the cousins Resham Khan and Jameel Muhktar were …

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Remembering the Matchgirls’ strike

Lyn Brown MP  |  8 March 2017

All children should learn about the hidden story of the Matchgirls’ strike, argues Lyn Brown MP The received wisdom is that the heroic London dockers of 1889 led the way towards social justice, greater equality and spurred the foundation of the Labour movement. In fact it was London’s working class women, a year earlier, who were the vital …

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