Quotes by Diane Abbott

Diane Julie Abbott is a British politician serving as the Shadow Home Secretary in the Shadow Cabinet of Jeremy Corbyn since 2016, and who has served as Member of Parliament for Hackney North and Stoke Newington since 1987. As a member of the Labour Party, she has held various positions in successive Shadow Cabinets; she was the country's first black female MP and is the longest serving black MP in the House of Commons. Born in Paddington to a British Jamaican family, Abbott studied History at Newnham College, Cambridge University.

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My mother liked Jim Reeves. I hated his records. He was unbearable.

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You can't defend the indefensible - anything you say sounds self-serving and hypocritical.

Diane Abbott
 
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The honest truth is that if this government were to propose the massacre of the first-born, it would still have no difficulty in getting it through the Commons.

Diane Abbott
 
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My London constituency in Hackney has one of the highest levels of gun crime in the country. But the problem is no longer confined to inner city areas. Gun crime has spread to communities all over Britain.

Diane Abbott
 
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Gun crime is a major cause of fear and distress throughout the UK. The problem is deeply entrenched in a wide range of social and cultural factors and therefore not an isolated issue.

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