Archive for category: Causes

Junior Doctors – Update

Junior Doctors – Update

May 3, 2016 at 11:25 am

The latest round of Junior Doctors’ strikes were the result of Jeremy Hunt’s unforgivable contempt for our medical professionals. Rather than negotiate a contract that is both safe for patients and fair for the doctors, he has decided to impose his own terms. By doing so, he has sent the […]

 
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 […]

 
NHS in London Debate

NHS in London Debate

April 2, 2016 at 3:05 pm

The final debate before Easter was on the NHS in London. Secured by my colleague Rupa Huq MP, the debate was attended by Labour MPs from across the capital. As expected, the exchanges covered a wide range of topics regarding the health service– not least the ongoing Junior Doctors’ dispute. […]

 
My vote on HS2

My vote on HS2

March 24, 2016 at 2:45 pm

I have campaigned against High Speed Rail 2 for the past seven years as I believe it is an ill-thought out scheme which will devastate areas of Hampstead and Kilburn, the constituency I am privileged to represent in Westminster. There will be bedlam on our roads, communities will be uprooted, […]

 
Meeting with TfL on the Cycle Superhighway

Meeting with TfL on the Cycle Superhighway

March 16, 2016 at 2:36 pm

In recent weeks, I have been contacted by a number of local residents about Transport for London’s proposals to bring Cycle Superhighway number 11 (CS11) to North London. CS11 is the proposal to provide a continuous cycling route from Brent Cross to the West End. To the north of Swiss […]