Archive for category: Diary

HS2 Update – Finchley Road Lorries and House of Lords Committee

HS2 Update – Finchley Road Lorries and House of Lords Committee

September 15, 2016 at 4:48 pm

As the High Speed Rail 2 Bill bulldozes its way through Parliament’s committees, my determination to prevent the chaos it will bring to our area remains undiminished. Though residents and representatives have secured significant concessions, HS2’s impact on Camden and Brent remains unacceptable and profound. The national picture is as […]

 
My interview at JW3 with Yehuda Bauer

My interview at JW3 with Yehuda Bauer

September 7, 2016 at 8:39 am

Last night, I had the honour of interviewing Professor Yehuda Bauer at the JW3 Centre on Finchley Road. Organised by the pro-peace organisation Yachad, I spoke with the preeminent scholar of the Holocaust on his background, his life’s work, and his views on contemporary antisemitism. Specifically focusing on whether the […]

 
Abbey Community Centre 40th Anniversary

Abbey Community Centre 40th Anniversary

June 15, 2016 at 2:27 pm

As a trustee of the Abbey Community Centre, I was delighted to attend their 40th birthday party recently. Abbey Community Centre is an independent charity offering a range of classes, activities, and social spaces for local residents. Since 1976, it has been supported by residents and countless teams of volunteers […]

 
JW3 Volunteers Event

JW3 Volunteers Event

June 12, 2016 at 2:13 pm

Early this month I was privileged to attend a celebration of JW3 volunteers. JW3 is the magnificent Jewish Community Centre on Finchley Road, and has become a central hub for life in Hampstead and Kilburn. With a range of keep-fit classes and public events, an amazing restaurant and even a […]

 
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 […]