You know it is the eve of spring in an election year when there are two newspaper interviews in one day (The Evening Standard and the Independent), followed by a very well-attended hustings at the fantastic Sherriff Centre. That was 31 March. The start of April has been truly […]
It was great fun having Justine Miliband visit my office on 24 March. She stuffed envelopes with the volunteers and made a short speech before we all went out campaigning. My husband Chris and her also had a chat about what it was like being married to a politician… I […]
I was pleased to be asked to introduce Ed Balls at his speech on public spending today, 9th March. The BBC were also broadcasting the speech live here.
Sunday 8 March was International Women’s Day – a day of campaigning to celebrate the achievements of women while calling for greater equality. We also had fantastic guest speakers at a special lunch – Melissa Benn joined us on the campaign trail and then joined me in a discussion on feminism […]
Many of you may be familiar with 38 Degrees – it is an organisation that helps individuals and communities campaign on specific issues. I certainly hear from them a lot! Anything that helps constituents assess their priorities and vocalise their concerns is helpful to me. They have had multiple campaigns […]