Archive for March, 2008

Weekend Activities

March 29, 2008 at 8:24 pm

I went to the Surma Community Centre today for an event to celebrate the 37th anniversary of Bangladesh’s independence. Along with Camden Councillors and residents, Frank Dobson MP, Nicky Gavron and Murad Qureshi made speeches about the Bengali community’s important contribution to life in London. The event finished with an […]

 
Tibet

Tibet

March 21, 2008 at 3:58 pm

I’ve had a very busy week at work dealing with media calls about the situation in Tibet as my boss, Harry Cohen MP, is the Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Tibet. On Tuesday 18th March, Harry went to give his support to hunger strikers outside the Chinese […]

 
Meeting the Mayor

Meeting the Mayor

March 15, 2008 at 11:23 am

I met Ken Livingstone at Chadswell Healthy Living Centre in King’s Cross on Friday whilst he was recording his BBC Political Broadcast. You can see my photos here. I had the chance to question him about his plans for improvements to transportion in London. Since I use public transport every […]

 

Budget 2008

March 13, 2008 at 2:38 pm

I spent the whole of yesterday working on housing cases whilst watching Chancellor Alistair Darling’s 2008 Budget. As Women’s Officer for London Young Labour, I was happy to hear Mr Darling’s announcement that there will be a capital fund of £12.5m to encourage more women entrepreneurs. I was also encouraged […]

 

Queens Park, Brent

March 11, 2008 at 10:52 pm

I went out campaigning in Queens Park today for Lesley Daisley. The by-election is this Thursday (13 March) and I think Lesley would make a fantastic councillor. She is the only candidate who lives in the ward and has extensive knowledge about the the local issues. If any of you […]