Archive for category: Causes

Open letter to the Swiss Cottage branch of Tesco

Open letter to the Swiss Cottage branch of Tesco

October 27, 2014 at 2:07 pm

Professor Gavin Henderson CBE, the Principle of the  The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama has joined me in  writing the following open letter to the director of the Swiss Cottage (Belsize Road) branch of Tesco supermarket over the issue of Maya Makri, who was ejected from the store because […]

 
GLL Camden International Cadet Sabre Tournament  2014

GLL Camden International Cadet Sabre Tournament 2014

February 3, 2014 at 12:12 pm

Last weekend I had the pleasure of hosting the GLL Camden International Cadet Sabre Tournament, which took place in the Copper Box Olympic stadium. There were more than 100 competitors and some fierce sabre-rattling competition!

 
Holocaust Memorial Day commemorations at South Hampstead Synagogue

Holocaust Memorial Day commemorations at South Hampstead Synagogue

January 29, 2014 at 10:53 am

Last Sunday I was honoured to attend Holocaust Memorial Day commemorations in South Hampstead Synagogue. The event was in conjunction with the Holocaust Educational Trust, whose aim is to educate young people from every background in the UK about the Holocaust and its contemporary relevance in order to preserve the […]

 
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 […]

 
Visit to Kilburn Fair Credit Campaign

Visit to Kilburn Fair Credit Campaign

December 1, 2013 at 4:32 pm

I made a visit to a new and exciting project on Kilburn High Street yesterday – the Kilburn Fair Credit Campaign. Brent councillors James Denselow and Muhammed Butt joined me to talk with staff and volunteers who are working to help residents in the area who are in financial difficulty […]