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Campaigning with Dame Tessa Jowell MP

Campaigning with Dame Tessa Jowell MP

January 20, 2015 at 3:20 pm

It was great to be out this weekend around Belsize campaigning with Dame Tessa Jowell MP and her fantastic #TessaTriple team. More than 40 volunteers joined Tessa and me as we spoke to local residents about the NHS, the economy and their views on the local area.

 
Business Q&A with Chuka Umunna MP

Business Q&A with Chuka Umunna MP

August 27, 2014 at 11:30 am

Last week I had the pleasure of welcoming Chuka Umunna to Hampstead and Kilburn. The Shadow Business Secretary and MP for Streatham appeared at the Sherriff Centre inside St James Church, West Hampstead, to hold a Q&A session with local business owners from across the constituency. Chuka discussed his ideas […]

 
Housing visit in South Kilburn

Housing visit in South Kilburn

July 23, 2014 at 7:19 pm

Today I attended the preview of one of the first new homes to be completed by Catalyst at South Kilburn along with Mary Arnold. These are new homes that Catalyst are building as part of Brent Council’s regeneration of South Kilburn. I was pleased to hear that the flats we […]

 
Hampstead Post Office Makeover

Hampstead Post Office Makeover

July 8, 2014 at 9:58 am

I had the pleasure of joining in at the Hampstead Post Office relaunch last week. The branch is one of 2,000 nationwide that has been modernised as part of a multi-million pound programme, with much more space for customers and several self-service kiosks. I look forward to seeing more improvements […]

 
Walking in the shoes of my local postman

Walking in the shoes of my local postman

May 8, 2014 at 12:12 pm

Last month I went on an early-morning delivery round with a local postman in Kilburn. The ‘Walk in Their Postman’s Shoes’ scheme is organised by the Royal Mail Group to give people an insight into the daily challenges of delivering Britain’s mail. I had the honour of accompanying postman of […]