Archive for category: Issues

Fawcett Society

November 22, 2009 at 11:47 pm

I’ve been mercilessly bullied this weekend about not being on twitter. My excuse has always been that I don’t have enough time but apparently that’s not good enough! According to one of my bullies, twitter provides you with a very quick newsfeed which is proving to be invaluable for his […]

 

Camden Council selling off council homes

September 2, 2009 at 10:42 pm

I’ve just come back from Bangladesh and I’m severely jetlagged so I’ll keep this short. Did anyone else watch Camden resident Meric Apak on the BBC earlier today? He rightfully condemned Camden council for depleting council stock. If you missed it, you can see it here.

 

Improving women’s representation in LYL

August 13, 2009 at 3:31 pm

As you will probably be aware, there has been a lot of discussion in the press about Harriet Harman’s comments regarding women in the leadership team of the Labour Party. Regardless of what you think about Harriet’s remarks, few can argue that female representation in politics is adequate. Unfortunately it’s […]

 

Parliamentary Internships

August 9, 2009 at 10:41 pm

Did anyone read the Guardian article about interns? It was published a few weeks ago and raises very important questions about the culture of unpaid internships in Parliament. If you missed it, you can read it here. I’ve repeatedly argued and written about this issue in the past. Here’s a […]

 

Labour opposition forces investigation into low pay at Camden Council

May 29, 2009 at 11:37 pm

Labour and Green councillors won a narrow victory in securing an investigation into low pay for cleaners, care workers and dinner ladies at Camden Council. In a disputed decision, the Tory/Lib Dem run council will now research the issue of low pay at Camden Council in time to discuss the […]