Archive for category: Campaigning

Walking in the shoes of my local postman

Walking in the shoes of my local postman

May 8, 2014 at 12:12 pm

Last month I went on an early-morning delivery round with a local postman in Kilburn. The ‘Walk in Their Postman’s Shoes’ scheme is organised by the Royal Mail Group to give people an insight into the daily challenges of delivering Britain’s mail. I had the honour of accompanying postman of […]

 
Event: An evening with Peter Hain MP

Event: An evening with Peter Hain MP

March 24, 2014 at 5:01 pm

On 2 April 2014, I will be interviewing Peter Hain MP about his new book ‘Ad and Wal’ published in January 2014 by Biteback at Swiss Cottage Community Centre. Peter Hain spent his childhood in in South Africa, his parents’ land, and came to the UK as a teenager. He […]

 
Letter to Iain Duncan Smith MP

Letter to Iain Duncan Smith MP

February 12, 2014 at 11:26 am

Last week I wrote a letter to Iain Duncan Smith MP, to invite him to meet with me to discuss the impact of welfare cuts on our constituency. Unsurprisingly, he turned down my request. Dear Iain Duncan Smith, I believe that you will be visiting my constituency Hampstead and Kilburn […]

 
Call to ban far-right Hungarian Jobbik party leader Gabor Vona from entering the UK

Call to ban far-right Hungarian Jobbik party leader Gabor Vona from entering the UK

January 24, 2014 at 6:04 pm

Today I co-signed the following letter, being sent to Home Secretary Theresa May MP and the press, on the subject of the leader of Hungarian far-right party Jobbik. Dear Home Secretary, You will be aware that Gábor Vona, the leader of Jobbik intends to speak at a meeting in Camden […]

 
Campaigning with Glenda Jackson MP in Kilburn

Campaigning with Glenda Jackson MP in Kilburn

January 19, 2014 at 11:28 am

Glenda Jackson MP joined me for a roaming surgery in Kilburn Square today, with a vibrant and energetic group of campaigners talking about the #CostOfCameron.