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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 […]

 
Rachel Reeves helps out with campaigning

Rachel Reeves helps out with campaigning

February 28, 2015 at 5:44 pm

Rachel Reeves made a surprise trip to Kilburn this week to join us on the campaign trail. She came directly from launching Labour’s economic plan for London in Camden, and talked with locals about Labour’s plans for the NHS and scrapping the hated bedroom tax.  

 
Quex Road, 21st February

Kilburn Church 150th Anniversary

February 27, 2015 at 9:13 am

A few weeks ago I joined the Mayor of Camden Cllr Lazzaro Pietragnoli at Sacred Heart Church to celebrate its 150th Anniversary celebrations. It was inspiring to hear parishioners reflect on the work of the church over the years, particularly in creating a welcoming atmosphere to the immigrants that live […]

 
Crime on Fordwych Road

Crime on Fordwych Road

February 20, 2015 at 6:51 pm

A few weeks ago, a resident on Fordwych Road came to my office following a break-in to her house. There had been a spate of similar incidents in her area so I brought Councillor Jonathan Simpson to talk with her and see the problems on the road first hand. Councillor Simpson […]

 
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.