Articles by: Tulip Siddiq

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 […]

 
Leading up to International Women’s Day

Leading up to International Women’s Day

March 7, 2008 at 12:31 pm

Most of you will be aware that International Women’s Day (IWD) is marked on 8th March every year. It is a major day of global celebration for the economic, political and social achievements of women. I was lucky enough to be invited to the International Women’s Day reception in the […]

 

Spring Conference – Saturday

March 4, 2008 at 4:42 pm

I had a great weekend at Spring Conference in Birmingham. I went up on Friday night with one of the very active members of London Young Labour, Lucy Openshaw, and we stayed at a hotel near the ICC. Saturday started off with Gordon Brown’s speech and the most significant bits […]