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Diane Abbott

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

— Diane Abbott

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My family were from Jamaica.

— Diane Abbott

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My father was a manual worker.

— Diane Abbott

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

— Diane Abbott

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

— Diane Abbott

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Tackling childhood obesity is key.

— 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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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.

— Diane Abbott

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You learn from mistakes.

— Diane Abbott

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The secretary of the all-party Finland group of MPs Conservative Ian Bruce responded by accusing her of using racial stereotypes adding: "All Scandinavian countries have people from African and Caribbean countries living there. Abbott was later appointed Shadow Minister for Public Health by Ed Miliband taking shadow responsibility for a range of issues including children's health maternity services sexual health tobacco nursing obesity and alcohol abuse. On the issue of abortion Abbott has become a vocal ‘pro-choice’ supporter opposing moves towards changing abortion counselling policy and reducing the abortion time limit.

Diane Julie Abbott (born 27 September 1953) is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Hackney North and Stoke Newington since 1987 when Diane Abbott became the first black woman to be elected to the House of Commons.

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