Archive for category: Issues

Post office on Albany Street

May 14, 2009 at 5:28 pm

I’ve been discussing the proposed closure of the post office on Albany Street with Cllr Theo Blackwell today. He’s written a detailed blog about the closure here. I wrote to the Camden New Journal about this important topic last week and you can see my letter here. On another note, […]

 

Losing local papers means a loss of local democracy

March 29, 2009 at 10:38 pm

I’ve written about the threat to our local papers on the Labour List website. If you can’t be bothered to navigate away from this webpage, here’s my piece – They say all politics is local, but can it be so without a vibrant local press? This week I attended a […]

 

Drug Treatment Centre

March 26, 2009 at 1:37 pm

Here’s the letter I wrote to the Camden New Journal this week – Dear Editor I am planning to attend the public meeting on 2 April in Camden Centre, King’s Cross which will discuss the issue of the West End drug treatment service. I am extremely concerned that neither the […]

 

King’s Cross Construction Training Centre

March 15, 2009 at 12:08 am

I’m been speaking to Cllr Theo Blackwell about the disgraceful situation regarding King’s Cross Construction Training Centre. This is a project which aims to help unemployed people from deprived areas in Camden and Islington find work. It was set up with LDA money under Ken Livingstone when he was mayor […]

 

DEC Appeal

February 1, 2009 at 11:50 pm

I met up with my friend Duncan who works for Richard Burden MP. Duncan told me that things have been manic in his office because of the BBC’s decision not to air an advertisement by UK charities appealing for emergency aid for Gaza. Richard Burden rightfully denounced the BBC’s decision […]