Archive for category: Opinion

My views on free speech

January 26, 2014 at 6:33 pm

For those of you asking about my stance on Hampstead and Kilburn’s Lib Dem candidate Maajid Nawaz and free speech, here’s what I think: In tandem with the Conservatives, the Liberal Democrats have been responsible for a huge number of damaging policy decisions. I disagree with my Lib Dem opponent […]

 
Call to ban far-right Hungarian Jobbik party leader Gabor Vona from entering the UK

Call to ban far-right Hungarian Jobbik party leader Gabor Vona from entering the UK

January 24, 2014 at 6:04 pm

Today I co-signed the following letter, being sent to Home Secretary Theresa May MP and the press, on the subject of the leader of Hungarian far-right party Jobbik. Dear Home Secretary, You will be aware that Gábor Vona, the leader of Jobbik intends to speak at a meeting in Camden […]

 

Stopping the cuts in Camden

March 8, 2011 at 6:39 pm

Here’s an article I wrote recently which was published on the Liberal Conspiracy website: I very rarely cry. It’s just not me. But attending the ‘We Love Highgate Library’ day and being greeted by children standing in the cold with banners proclaiming their love for their local library made me […]

 
Yes We Care

Yes We Care

September 2, 2010 at 11:26 am

‘Oh they don’t care’ – a common claim made about young people. Apparently we’re all apathetic and disengaged from politics. Not true. A lot of us do care. The disconnect is not of young people from issues or from politics – if we take politics in the true sense of […]

 

Wanted: More women

August 23, 2010 at 9:59 am

The whole point of the Labour party is greater equality, so for women MPs the benchmark should not be other, lagging, parties, but ourselves. A great man once said that this was no time for a novice. Well some not-so-great women are now telling you that this is no time […]