Archive for category: Diary

Prime Minister’s Questions – 100 Avenue Road

Prime Minister’s Questions – 100 Avenue Road

February 24, 2016 at 2:35 pm

Today at Prime Minister’s Questions, I raised the Government’s decision to overturn a Council vote to reject a skyscraper on Avenue Road in Swiss Cottage. The Prime Minister likes to talk about the importance of devolution, but has only truly overseen the devolution of blame for his cuts to frontline […]

 
HS2 Select Committee Report

HS2 Select Committee Report

February 23, 2016 at 11:11 am

The HS2 Select Committee have published their report on Additional Provisions 3 and 4, affecting both Camden and Brent. On the 26th January, I gave evidence at the Committee, raising specific objections to the vent shaft at Canterbury works, and reiterating my opposition to the Bill as a whole. The […]

 
Westminster Hall debate on Refugees policy

Westminster Hall debate on Refugees policy

February 10, 2016 at 11:03 am

Hampstead and Kilburn is home to a diverse set of communities and its success serves as a testament to the contribution that refugee communities have brought to Britain over the decades. I therefore wanted to add my voice to the Westminster Hall debate on refugees. I don’t believe the Government […]

 
Royal Free Young Volunteers

Royal Free Young Volunteers

February 3, 2016 at 11:00 am

On Wednesday I was proud to host amazing young volunteers and staff from the Royal Free Hospital in Parliament. Since the young volunteers program began, it has attracted around 80 hospital volunteers supporting patients, staff and visitors. Schemes such as this allow both charities and individuals to improve, and bring […]

 
Royal Society visit to Westminster

Royal Society visit to Westminster

December 1, 2015 at 3:14 pm

It was my pleasure last week to meet with Dr. Antonia Hamilton, a social cognition and autism expert from Hampstead and Kilburn, to talk about how scientific evidence can be used by policy makers. Antonia came to parliament as part of a scheme run by the Royal Society to learn […]