I really enjoyed chairing a session at Labour’s local government conference in Nottingham recently. I was lucky to have had some fantastic leaders on my panel including Sir Richard Leese, Tudor Evans, Steve Cowan and Toby Perkins MP.
I was delighted to attend the West Hampstead Women’s Centre Christmas party during which there was a graduation ceremony for 28 Somali women. They had all completed the NVQ level 2 and 3 in Health and Social Care in July 2012. Along with Councillor Awale Olad, I presented certificates to [...]
I really enjoyed answering questions from students at Parliament Hill, Haverstock and Swiss Cottage schools. Most of the questions concentrated on what I did in my role as a councillor and what I want to achieve through my role. I hope some of them will consider standing for council positions [...]
I really enjoyed speaking on a panel recently at Birkbeck about why politicians are hated and what can be done to win back people’s trust. For more information about the event, please see this link : Is politics doomed? Can and should it be defended?
I was delighted to go to Talacre Sports Centre this morning where Sport England launched a new national sport development product comprising support for sports clubs, volunteers, community organisations, etc that work with disabled people in sport. We were lucky to have Hannah Cockroft joining us and speaking about her [...]