Archive for category: Causes

Master’s Dissertation

August 8, 2011 at 10:58 am

Hi everyone, I’m undertaking some research for my Master’s dissertation about the barriers women face when they stand for parliamentary selection. I’m not concentrating on any particular political party so any views would be welcome. I would really appreciate it if any women councillors could spare a few minutes to […]

 

My Councillor Experience

June 23, 2011 at 11:23 am

Here’s an article I wrote for the Young Fabian magazine Anticipations about my experience of being a councillor. Having campaigned endlessly to get elected as a councillor because I want to help people, it now feels like I’m doing exactly the opposite. I got elected in May last year and […]

 

Young People And Politics

March 26, 2011 at 9:59 am

I am delighted to be part of the consultative group that will be working with Jan Royall to develop Labour’s policy review on politics and young people. Here’s the press release: Labour today announced details of its review of what makes politics count for young people in a new effort […]

 

Stopping the cuts in Camden

March 8, 2011 at 6:39 pm

Here’s an article I wrote recently which was published on the Liberal Conspiracy website: I very rarely cry. It’s just not me. But attending the ‘We Love Highgate Library’ day and being greeted by children standing in the cold with banners proclaiming their love for their local library made me […]

 

Help Save Local Services From Tory Cuts

February 12, 2011 at 5:09 pm

You will all be aware that the Tory-Liberal Democrat coalition government has cut local government funding. As a result, there is less money for local services such as libraries. I believe that libraries are the cornerstones of our community and everyone in Camden realises their value. I also believe it […]