Archive for category: Campaigning

HS2 Update – Finchley Road Lorries and House of Lords Committee

HS2 Update – Finchley Road Lorries and House of Lords Committee

September 15, 2016 at 4:48 pm

As the High Speed Rail 2 Bill bulldozes its way through Parliament’s committees, my determination to prevent the chaos it will bring to our area remains undiminished. Though residents and representatives have secured significant concessions, HS2’s impact on Camden and Brent remains unacceptable and profound. The national picture is as […]

 
Time to end the extra costs for Disabled people

Time to end the extra costs for Disabled people

September 14, 2016 at 9:50 am

For years, politicians have talked about a cost of living crisis in Britain. Soaring energy bills, extortionate rent repayments and the growing cost of the weekly shop have left many walking a financial tightrope. For many disabled people and their families, the cost of leading an independent life poses a […]

 
CS11 – Update

CS11 – Update

September 6, 2016 at 1:25 pm

I have continued my engagement with Transport for London (TfL) following the publication of their initial consultation report on Cycle Superhighway 11. I am keen to support moves to make London a cycle-friendly city. There have been far too many fatalities and serious accidents for any lawmaker to be content […]

 
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 […]