Archive for category: Campaigning

Kilburn Faiths Forum

Kilburn Faiths Forum

July 29, 2016 at 1:39 pm

Last month, I invited leaders from across Kilburn’s faith communities to Parliament for the inaugural meeting of the Kilburn Faiths Forum. As a group, the forum will explore opportunities for new events and initiatives that bring our respective communities together. The first formal act of the Forum has been to […]

 
Free Nazanin: 100 Days of Detention

Free Nazanin: 100 Days of Detention

July 12, 2016 at 2:21 pm

My constituent, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, has been detained for 100 days with minimal contact with the outside world, whilst her daughter has had her passport confiscated and is unable to return home. Today at Foreign Office Questions, I asked the Foreign Secretary to condemn the Iranian Authorities’ behaviour and I am […]

 
Vote to Remain in the European Union!

Vote to Remain in the European Union!

June 22, 2016 at 2:49 pm

It is my unwavering belief that Britain is stronger, safer, and better off as a Member of the European Union. I have signed a number of letters during this campaign that outline the case for in, in the fullest hope that we can inspire a Remain vote tomorrow. One such […]

 
JW3 Volunteers Event

JW3 Volunteers Event

June 12, 2016 at 2:13 pm

Early this month I was privileged to attend a celebration of JW3 volunteers. JW3 is the magnificent Jewish Community Centre on Finchley Road, and has become a central hub for life in Hampstead and Kilburn. With a range of keep-fit classes and public events, an amazing restaurant and even a […]

 
Food Poverty in Camden and Brent

Food Poverty in Camden and Brent

April 22, 2016 at 1:10 pm

This month, the Trussell Trust published their annual statistics, revealing the scale of food poverty in Britain in 2016. Over 1.1 million three-day emergency food supplies were provided to people in crisis by the charity in 2015/16, with 415,000 going to children. In Camden and Brent, 6614 emergency packages were […]