Archive for category: Causes

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 […]

 
My interview at JW3 with Yehuda Bauer

My interview at JW3 with Yehuda Bauer

September 7, 2016 at 8:39 am

Last night, I had the honour of interviewing Professor Yehuda Bauer at the JW3 Centre on Finchley Road. Organised by the pro-peace organisation Yachad, I spoke with the preeminent scholar of the Holocaust on his background, his life’s work, and his views on contemporary antisemitism. Specifically focusing on whether the […]

 
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 […]

 
Changes to the 13/82 bus route

Changes to the 13/82 bus route

August 24, 2016 at 8:33 am

A number of transport projects will affect our local area in the coming years, and I am keen to act upon residents’ concerns every step of the way. This includes considering how changes to existing services affect day-to-day life. I am therefore concerned about TfL’s proposal to get rid of […]

 
Campaign to End Homelessness

Campaign to End Homelessness

August 18, 2016 at 2:42 pm

Londoners will be only too aware of the enormous growth in homelessness in recent years. According to Department for Communities and Local Government statistics, this is because rough sleeping in London is more than twice what it was in 2010. I believe radical solutions are needed to address homelessness and […]