Archive for category: Causes

Kilburn High Road, 20 March

Working with RNIB on the High Road

March 20, 2015 at 3:00 pm

My thanks go to the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) for organising a fascinating experience. I tried on several pairs of glasses that mimicked different types of visual disability and then tried to navigate Kilburn High Road. It really made me realise the difference between complete sight loss […]

 
Ed Balls – speech on public spending

Ed Balls – speech on public spending

March 9, 2015 at 3:26 pm

I was pleased to be asked to introduce Ed Balls at his speech on public spending today, 9th March.  The BBC were also broadcasting the speech live here.

 
International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

March 9, 2015 at 1:04 pm

Sunday 8 March was International Women’s Day – a day of campaigning to celebrate the achievements of women while calling for greater equality. We also had fantastic guest speakers at a special lunch – Melissa Benn joined us on the campaign trail and then joined me in a discussion on feminism […]

 
Finchley Road, 2nd March

38 Degrees NHS petition

March 2, 2015 at 9:10 pm

Many of you may be familiar with 38 Degrees – it is an organisation that helps individuals and communities campaign on specific issues. I certainly hear from them a lot! Anything that helps constituents assess their priorities and vocalise their concerns is helpful to me. They have had multiple campaigns […]

 
West End Lane Surgery Closure

West End Lane Surgery Closure

February 28, 2015 at 10:35 pm

  The following letter concerning the closure of West End Land Surgery first appeared in the Camden New Journal.   We are deeply concerned that, under the current government, the NHS has become under-resourced and is struggling to meet patient need.  The coalition’s move to privatise the NHS undermines its […]