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As your local MP, Fiona also has a regular column with the Peterborough Telegraph called ‘Westminster Life’ – letting you know where she stands on the important issues we face as a country. Here are the comment pieces that she’s published so far:

January 2019

Time to end rip-off rail fares – 19th January 2019 

How I will vote on Theresa May’s Brexit deal – 12th January 2019

Action needed on homelessness – 5th January 2019

December 2018

Peterborough MP Fiona Onasanya: I will continue to fight against injustices – 28th December 2018

Christmas Message: Peterborough MP Fiona Onasanya – 25th December 2018

Improve accessibility for the blind – 22nd December 2018

Local councils at ‘breaking point’ – 15th December 2018

Why I’m deeply concerned about the government’s NHS strategy – 9th December 2018

No credit for Universal Crisis – 1st December 2018

November 2018

Theresa May’s botched Brexit deal will not help us thrive – 25th November 2018

Peterborough’s fire services overstretched, says MP – 17th November 2018

More support for veterans is desperately needed – 10th November 2018

Peterborough’s needs have been attended to on the cheap for far too long – 2nd November 2018

October 2018

The rise in crime is a concern, says Peterborough’s MP – 25th October 2018

Whatever happened to the Stand Up for Peterborough campaign? – 19th October 2018

Support needed for deaf children – 14th October 2018

Peterborough business shows ‘impressive approach’ to environmental policy – 7th October 2018

Universal Credit is a shambles, now Punitive PIP must change – 3rd October 2018

September 2018

Academies must be accountable – 23rd September 2018

Peterborough MP fighting to save 200 tax jobs – 16th September 2018

End of Wonga is an opportunity – 9th September 2018

Blunting the spike in knife crime – 2nd September 2018

August 2018

Universal Credit ‘affecting Peterborough constituents’ – 27th August 2018

Time for a post-Brexit industrial strategy – 18th August 2018

Increase in mental health funding needed – 11th August 2018

Time to end hospital parking fees – 5th August 2018

July 2018

Finding a meaning in Mandela’s life – 28th July 2018

Why rage against Donald Trump? – 21st July 2018

Amazon must be forced to change, for the sake of its workers – The Guardian – 20th July 2018

Tax rises might hit the poorest – 14th July 2018

My concerns about Amazon – 8th July 2018

June 2018

The end of austerity? I would celebrate that! – 30th June 2018

Hoping for peace in North Korea – 23rd June 2018

Just 40 minutes to decide Brexit – 16th June 2018

There’s no choice but to diversify – 2nd June 2018

May 2018

Rail firms must not take us for a ride – 26th May 2018

Why I back new press inquiry – 19th May 2018

Bolstering police’s thin blue line – 12th May 2018

Don’t forget to use the right to vote – 3rd May 2018

April 2018

Concerned by attack on our values – 28th April 2018

We must make education top class – 22nd April 2018

Participate, or democracy erodes – 15th April 2018

We can’t deny Holocaust happened – 8th April 2018

Keeping an eye on our neighbour – 1st April 2018

March 2018

Actions and ideas must define us – 24th March 2018

Supporting Needless Needle’s fight – 17th March 2018

Driving hard for women’s equality – 11th March 2018

Our green heart is under attack –  4th March 2018

February 2018

Staying in touch with the voters –  24th February 2018

Statistics mask a real life tragedy – 18th February 2018

Life and death test to set tax spend – 10th February 2018

On Holocaust Remembrance Day – don’t let this happen again – 4th February 2018

January 2018

Immigrants not to blame for woes – 27th January 2018

We must strive to do much better – 20th January 2018

Resolved to end poorly NHS ritual – 13th January 2018

December 2017

Finding the reason for the season – 26th December 2017

Be open about how taxes are spent – 17th December 2017

Incoherence of Brexit and Trump – 9th December 2017

We need the imagination to change – 2nd December 2017

November 2017

Taxing times that we are in together – 25th November 2017

Plight of homeless begs question – 19th November 2017

Time to lower the voting age to 16 – 11th November 2017

Why #MeToo is important – 4th November 2017

October 2017

It is becoming a Universal Crisis – 28th October 2017

Liberty demands tough choices – 21st October 2017

Time to protect our right to privacy – 14th October 2017

We can resolve issues that ail us – 7th October 2017

We cannot afford to do nothing – 1st October 2017

September 2017

Cautionary tale of unlimited power – 23rd September 2017

Remember Liz and her example – 16th September 2017

We must pay for the price of their sacrifice – 9th September 2017

Rural areas face same issues as city – 3rd September 2017

August 2017

Remembering the ‘forgotten class’ – 26th August 2017

Who’s got the devolution blues? – 19th August 2017

Ticking boxes isn’t a job well done – 12th August 2017

When the cuts don’t work – 5th August 2017

July 2017

In recess, but still so much to do – 30th July 2017

The hazards of the profession – 22nd July 2017

A diversity of mindsets is needed – 15th July 2017

Money should be spent on services – 8th July 2017

Why it is all so very sombre – 1st July 2017

June 2017

We can no longer afford austerity – 24th June 2017

And so the journey begins – first word with the new Peterborough MP – 15th June 2017