Archive for category: Diary

Hampstead and Kilburn campaigning update

Hampstead and Kilburn campaigning update

July 20, 2013 at 10:52 am

As the BBC says, it’s only 94 weeks to go till the next general election: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-23355002 Bearing that in mind, I’m campaigning in Hampstead and Kilburn every week with our fantastic council candidates and activists to make sure we win in 2015. Over the following weeks and months I’ll be […]

 
Labour Local Government Conference

Labour Local Government Conference

February 20, 2013 at 9:21 am

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.

 
West Hampstead Community Centre

West Hampstead Community Centre

January 18, 2013 at 4:27 pm

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 […]

 
Question Time with Councillor Siddiq

Question Time with Councillor Siddiq

December 6, 2012 at 12:21 pm

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 […]

 
Is politics doomed?

Is politics doomed?

November 18, 2012 at 1:13 pm

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?