Archive for category: Issues

#GreatToryTrainRobbery

#GreatToryTrainRobbery

August 25, 2013 at 10:12 am

I was pleased to join Sadiq Khan MP, Shadow Minister for London, at Queen’s Park station to highlight the impact of Boris Johnson’s proposed ticket office closures – which are happening at the same time as inflation-busting fare increases. Sadiq talking to a concerned staff member at Queen’s Park station

 
Great Debate Tour

Great Debate Tour

August 1, 2013 at 12:57 pm

I was delighted to speak at the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust Centre along with Diane Abbott MP and Nick De Bois MP on Tuesday. We spoke about a range of topics, including the importance of increasing voter registration amongst BAME communities.

 
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?

 
Welcome the World Volunteers

Welcome the World Volunteers

October 31, 2012 at 3:55 pm

The Olympics highlighted the borough’s volunteering potential in the form of Camden’s Welcome the World programme. 150 local residents came together to provide help and support to visitors during the Games. The commitment of the volunteers was recognised at a thank you event last month in the London Irish Centre. […]

 

Libraries

October 15, 2012 at 3:03 pm

Dear Editor, Week after week we see letters attacking our approach to libraries. Unlike other local authorities Camden sought to minimise disruption to library services at a time of unprecedented cuts to our local government budget. We did this by working with our residents and tapping into our unrivalled community […]