Archive for May, 2009

Labour opposition forces investigation into low pay at Camden Council

May 29, 2009 at 11:37 pm

Labour and Green councillors won a narrow victory in securing an investigation into low pay for cleaners, care workers and dinner ladies at Camden Council. In a disputed decision, the Tory/Lib Dem run council will now research the issue of low pay at Camden Council in time to discuss the […]

 
Campaigning, Campaigning, Campaigning

Campaigning, Campaigning, Campaigning

May 28, 2009 at 10:51 pm

As the Euro elections creep closer and closer, I’ve been spending most of my time campaigning. Obviously I’ve been knocking on doors in my own Regent’s Park ward as often as possible. I had a good session with Nash who is leader of the Labour Group and our local MP […]

 

ENGAGING THE BLACK ASIAN MINORITY ETHNIC (BAME) COMMUNITY

May 20, 2009 at 10:46 pm

What can we make of the recent disruption in relations between the government and the Muslim Council of Britain? Once feted as the voice of Muslims in Britain, the organisation has been severely rebuked by the government over allegations that one of its leaders was supporting violence against Israel. Hazel […]

 

Post office on Albany Street

May 14, 2009 at 5:28 pm

I’ve been discussing the proposed closure of the post office on Albany Street with Cllr Theo Blackwell today. He’s written a detailed blog about the closure here. I wrote to the Camden New Journal about this important topic last week and you can see my letter here. On another note, […]