Archive for March, 2009

British Nationalist Party

March 31, 2009 at 10:22 pm

Has anyone else seen this article? The BNP are using Jesus to advocate their bigoted views! That’s sinking to a new low. Nick Lowles has launched a petition condemning this ridiculous campaign. Hope Not Hate are trying to reach 10000 people in 24 hours so please do sign it. It […]

 

Losing local papers means a loss of local democracy

March 29, 2009 at 10:38 pm

I’ve written about the threat to our local papers on the Labour List website. If you can’t be bothered to navigate away from this webpage, here’s my piece – They say all politics is local, but can it be so without a vibrant local press? This week I attended a […]

 

Drug Treatment Centre

March 26, 2009 at 1:37 pm

Here’s the letter I wrote to the Camden New Journal this week – Dear Editor I am planning to attend the public meeting on 2 April in Camden Centre, King’s Cross which will discuss the issue of the West End drug treatment service. I am extremely concerned that neither the […]

 

Camden Town with Primrose Hill

March 25, 2009 at 12:43 am

I’ve been chatting to my colleague Anna-Helga who mentioned that her Action Team have a new blog. Alongside Camden Town with Primrose Hill councillor Pat Callaghan and activist Tom Neumark, she wants to keep local people informed of issues they might find interesting, talk about the work the Action Team […]

 
International Women’s Day, LYL

International Women’s Day, LYL

March 18, 2009 at 2:02 am

As Women’s Officer for London Young Labour, I organised an event for International Women’s Day last week. Cllr Rohini Simbodyal and Cllr Louisa Thomson spoke about their recent election experiences and Cllr James Murray spoke about how to make an impact as a young councillor. Louisa came up with a […]