Archive for category: Diary

Election Fever

April 28, 2008 at 6:00 pm

I went to the opening of the Impressions Events Venue in West Ham last week along with several MPs and Councillors. Amongst others, I spoke to Hazel Blears MP, Stephen Timms MP and Jim Fitzpatrick MP and John Biggs AM about the Mayoral elections this Thursday. All the MPs highlighted […]

 

Ken for Mayor

April 21, 2008 at 6:06 pm

I went to the screening of BAFTA-nominated film, Brick Lane, yesterday in Leicester Square, to raise funds for Labour’s Camden election campaign. There was a Q&A session with broadcaster, Simon Fanshawe, and director, Sarah Gavron. The book’s author Monica Ali was also there. It was a really fun event for […]

 

Highgate By-election

April 11, 2008 at 8:07 pm

I spent the day working with Michael Nicolaides who is Labour’s fantastic candidate in the Highgate by-election on May 1. This by-election was called after Tory councillor Paul Barton resigned because he couldn’t honour his commitments to the council or his constituents. Michael told me that he thought the former […]

 
Tibet

Tibet

March 21, 2008 at 3:58 pm

I’ve had a very busy week at work dealing with media calls about the situation in Tibet as my boss, Harry Cohen MP, is the Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Tibet. On Tuesday 18th March, Harry went to give his support to hunger strikers outside the Chinese […]

 
Meeting the Mayor

Meeting the Mayor

March 15, 2008 at 11:23 am

I met Ken Livingstone at Chadswell Healthy Living Centre in King’s Cross on Friday whilst he was recording his BBC Political Broadcast. You can see my photos here. I had the chance to question him about his plans for improvements to transportion in London. Since I use public transport every […]