Archive for category: Opinion

My article for the Ham and High on Labour Party Conference 2014

My article for the Ham and High on Labour Party Conference 2014

September 29, 2014 at 12:53 pm

I recently wrote an article for the Ham and High, which was published on the day after Labour Party Conference. You can read it here, or via their website at www.hamhigh.co.uk. As my train pulled into Manchester Piccadilly, I started thinking about Emmeline Pankhurst, a leader of the Suffragette movement […]

 

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 […]