Archive for March, 2011

Consulting On Cuts

March 27, 2011 at 7:37 am

Here’s the letter I wrote to the Camden New Journal this week: Dear Editor, It is a well known fact that local government budgets are being hit savagely by cuts dictated from national government. Councillors have to make difficult decisions and a libraries consultation has been developed so that the […]


Young People And Politics

March 26, 2011 at 9:59 am

I am delighted to be part of the consultative group that will be working with Jan Royall to develop Labour’s policy review on politics and young people. Here’s the press release: Labour today announced details of its review of what makes politics count for young people in a new effort […]


Stopping the cuts in Camden

March 8, 2011 at 6:39 pm

Here’s an article I wrote recently which was published on the Liberal Conspiracy website: I very rarely cry. It’s just not me. But attending the ‘We Love Highgate Library’ day and being greeted by children standing in the cold with banners proclaiming their love for their local library made me […]


Letter To The Editor

March 7, 2011 at 1:28 pm

In response to Councillor Don Williams’ letter in the local papers, I have responded and clarified the level of funding that is being cut from Camden’s overall budget. You can read my letter here: Dear Editor It is no secret that local councillors are making extremely difficult decisions on the […]