Halifax MP Holly Lynch was elected to Parliament at the 2015 election. In her maiden speech she stated her priorities as being Human Rights and the protection of the A&E department at Calderdale Royal Hospital. She has launched a campaign to oppose the Government’s decision to exclude under-25s from the new National ‘Living Wage’. She has also launched a campaign to ensure harsher sentences for those who assault emergency service workers which lead to the creation of the Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Act 2018.
Holly was appointed to the Labour front bench in July 2017 taking on the role of Shadow Flooding, Fishing & Coastal Communities Minister within the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs team. She later joined the Home Office team as Shadow Minister of State for Immigration before being appointed a Shadow Minister of State for Crime Reduction & Courts and is currently the Shadow Minister of State for Security.
Holly has previously sat on the Home Affairs, Women & Equalities, Environmental Audit and Procedure Committees.
You can see her latest appearances, including written questions and speeches, below.