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Sarah Teather will stand up for local people in parliament

Sarah Teather will stand up for local people in parliament

Thank you for taking the time to visit my website. As Liberal Democrat MP for Brent Central it is a huge honour and privilege for me to represent local people in parliament.

My team and I are here to help on local and national matters. My office in Willesden Green has moved to 70 Walm Lane, Willesden Green, NW2 4RA and is open five days a week.

Please feel free to pop in to talk to one of my excellent caseworkers about anything from housing issues to fly-tipping. The office opening hours are:

Monday: 10am-12pm

Tuesday: 10am-12pm

Wednesday: 10am-12pm

Thursday: 4pm-6pm

Friday: 10am-12pm

Alternatively, I hold regular advice surgeries in my constituency and details of upcoming surgeries can be found here.

There are also a number of ways to get in touch and I look forward to hearing from you!

Kind regards,

Sarah Teather

Member of Parliament for Brent Central

Telephone: 020 8459 0455

Recent updates

  • Article: Oct 21, 2014

    Brent Central MP Sarah Teather has today reacted with concern to news that the Home Office has withdrawn thousands of asylum refusals before appeals.

    In over 3,000 cases in the year to 12 December 2013, Home Secretary Theresa May withdrew her department's decision about an applicant's immigration status as appeals were put in place.

  • Article: Oct 14, 2014

    Local Lib Dem MP Sarah Teather yesterday voted in Parliament in favour of recognising Palestinian statehood.

    The vote took place following a backbench debate on the issue in the House of Commons. 274 to 12 MPs voted to recognise the state of Palestine.

    Commenting, Sarah said:

    "It is time for the international community to recognise Palestinian statehood as part of a two state solution to the conflict.

  • Article: Oct 8, 2014

    Brent Central MP Sarah Teather has warmly welcomed new Lib Dem plans to protect tenants from rogue landlords and retaliatory evictions.

    At present, landlords can evict tenants without having to give a reason. Rogue landlords often use this power to evict tenants when they report a serious problem, rather than carry out the needed repair work. Properties can then be re-let to new tenants.

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    Article: Sep 11, 2014

    The Government has today announced its support in principle for local MP Sarah Teather's Private Members' Bill to tackle revenge evictions.

    Sarah's Bill would stop retaliatory evictions - preventing landlords evicting tenants who make a complaint about essential repairs or poor conditions in their homes.

  • Article: Sep 9, 2014

    Liberal Democrat MP Sarah Teather has voted in Parliament to make a number of changes to the controversial bedroom tax.

    On Friday, Liberal Democrat MP Andrew George's Affordable Homes Bill was debated in the House of Commons. It proposes a number of changes to the bedroom tax, which was introduced in 2012 and has seen social housing tenants lose some of their housing benefit payments if they have a spare room.

  • Article: Sep 4, 2014

    Nominations are now open for a new awards scheme aimed at marking the achievements of people who have forged stronger links between the UK and India.

    The Dadabhai Naoroji Awards, dedicated to the first Asian MP in the UK, were launched by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg during his visit to Mumbai.

    The awards will have three categories - people who have furthered UK-Indian relations in the fields of commerce, culture and education.

  • Article: Jul 16, 2014

    Hundreds of disadvantaged schoolchildren in Brent are reaping the benefit of the Pupil Premium, local Liberal Democrat MP Sarah Teather said today.

    Figures show that last year 48.2% of youngsters from poorer backgrounds in Brent achieved five or more GCSEs at A* to C grade.

    This is up from 42.8% in 2012 as payments introduced by the Liberal Democrats in Government begin to have a greater impact.

  • Article: Jul 10, 2014

    Local Liberal Democrats have today spoken out against Brent Council plans to charge residents for waste collections.

    If the Labour-run Council's proposals are approved, residents will be charged £40 a year for their green waste to be collected. Green waste includes items such as grass trimmings.

    At the moment, the cost of the fortnightly green bin collections is included in residents' council tax bills. Residents who do not pay the new fee will have their green bins taken away completely.

  • Article: Jul 7, 2014

    A cross-party panel of parliamentarians will hold an inquiry into the use of immigration detention, it was announced today. The inquiry, which will be chaired by Liberal Democrat MP Sarah Teather, will examine the use of detention in the UK immigration and asylum systems, with a particular focus on the conditions within detention centres, the impact on individual detainees and their families, the wider financial and social consequences, how detention is used in other countries, and the future role of detention within the immigration system.

  • Article: Jul 2, 2014

    Local MP Sarah Teather has today warmly welcomed the announcement by the Liberal Democrats to crackdown on the abuse of zero-hours contracts.

    Over the last decade, there has been a steady rise in the number of workers employed on zero-hour contracts. While the flexibility they offer can be useful to some employers and workers, concerns have been raised that they have been misused by employers.

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