Diane Abbott - Quotes

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Mental health is often missing from public health debates even though it's critical to wellbeing. ---->>>

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

Outsiders often have an insight that an insider doesn't quite have. ---->>>

When fast food is not a treat but a dietary staple, the children surf the internet all day in dark corners of the room and are bombarded with latest gadgets. Things replace parental standards. ---->>>

I don't think you can have pain and soul-searching doing the right thing for your child. ---->>>

Families are struggling against a tide of junk information on junk food.

Families are struggling against a tide of junk information on junk food.

I was a postman one Christmas and I developed a morbid fear of dogs.

I was a postman one Christmas and I developed a morbid fear of dogs.

I knew what could happen to my son if he was sent to the wrong school and got in with the wrong crowd. ---->>>

In politics, the people I most despise are those who have no values. ---->>>

Finally, there's a sense in which I look at this Westminster village and London intelligentsia as an outsider. ---->>>

My forebears refused to cut the sugar cane for plantation owners, and I am recognisably a product of that background. ---->>>

Tackling childhood obesity is key. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

Abortion is an issue of conscience for the Labour party. ---->>>

My family were from Jamaica. ---->>>

Because when you watch U.S. television, all the presenters and reporters, they're all out of central casting. ---->>>

You learn from mistakes. ---->>>

I want to write a best-selling book. ---->>>

I wanted my marriage to work, but it didn't. ---->>>

I'm a West Indian mum and West Indian mums will go to the wall for their children. ---->>>

In Parliament we debate on and we decide the laws that are going to govern the country. ---->>>

It's very lonely bringing up a child on your own. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

I'm not thick-skinned at all, and of course I'm hurt by people attacking me as a person. ---->>>

I spend a lot of time visiting local organisations. ---->>>

My father was a manual worker. ---->>>

I believe every abortion is a tragedy. ---->>>

I'm not the only Labour MP who sent their child to public school but I'm the only one who's questioned about it. ---->>>

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


Nationality: British
Born: 09-27, 1953
Occupation: Politician

Diane Julie Abbott MP (born 27 September 1953) is a British Labour Party politician who was appointed Shadow Home Secretary in October 2016. She was first elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Hackney North and Stoke Newington at the 1987 general election, when she became the first black woman to have a seat in the House of Commons (wikipedia)