Archive for category: Causes

Finsbury Park terrorist attack

Finsbury Park terrorist attack

June 19, 2017 at 5:21 pm

I was appalled by this morning’s terror attack on Seven Sisters Road, near Finsbury Park Mosque. An attack on innocent worshippers is an attack on all Londoners and our shared values of acceptance and community. My thoughts and prayers are with the victims and all congregants affected by this cynical […]

 
Jo Cox – Great Get Together

Jo Cox – Great Get Together

June 19, 2017 at 3:17 pm

One year ago, my former colleague and friend Jo Cox was taken from us cruelly and well before her time. Her infectious energy and spirited determination lives on through the Great Get Together, established by her husband Brendan. This weekend, I attended two events in Hampstead and Kilburn to mark […]

 
Grenfell Tower

Grenfell Tower

June 16, 2017 at 1:30 pm

I have been absolutely devastated by the fatal fire at Grenfell Tower. This has been an unspeakable tragedy and the footage has left me feeling empty. Both medical professionals and the London Fire Brigade have been heroic in the face of another tragedy and we are indebted to their bravery. […]

 
EU Nationals Surgery

EU Nationals Surgery

May 13, 2017 at 11:39 am

As many residents will be aware, I resigned my position on the Labour frontbench in order to give a full-throated opposition to the Brexit process. My opposition is based on the negative consequences that I believe Brexit will have for London’s economy, and for the livelihoods of many local residents. […]

 
Cough up, Theresa!

Cough up, Theresa!

March 29, 2017 at 5:47 pm

At Prime Minister’s Questions I took the PM and her smirking Foreign Secretary to task over promises made in the campaign to leave the European Union. Boris Johnson led a campaign that quite clearly promised – via a big red bus and countless speeches – an extra £350m per week […]