Archive for category: Diary

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 […]

 
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 […]