Coming out as a politician

Just over a year ago I took part in an historic photograph with other LGBT MPs and members of the House of Lords. It highlighted to the country and the world how many members there are of the two Houses that identify as LGBT. As of the 2017 General election there are 45.          […]

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Today was an incredibly important – and emotional – day for me. I secured an Adjournment Debate in Parliament on Health  Safety in the Mining Industry, which gave me the privilege of paying tribute to the 15 miners who died in the Burngrange shale mining disaster 70 years ago. called on the UK government to […]

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Local MP fights for local jobs

Hannah Bardell MP has continued her campaign to secure HMRC jobs in Livingston with a direct question to the Prime Minister in the House of Commons. Speaking during PMQs on Wednesday, Ms Bardell said: “Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs employs more than 1,000 vital staff in my Livingston constituency. Despite widespread criticism from the National […]

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