Archive for category: Opinion

Somali Community

May 30, 2008 at 4:04 pm

I was disappointed not to be able to attend the Pan-London Somali Youth Event last week but I heard from Awale Olad that it was a huge success. Awale is the Chairman of the Somali Youth Development Resource Centre (SYDRC) in Kentish Town, just off Bartholomew Road. He invited me […]

 
No 10

No 10

May 15, 2008 at 9:32 pm

Today was very exciting as I was invited to Downing Street for a party with other London Young Labour members. The Prime Minister thanked us for all our work during the Mayoral elections. I’ve met Mr Brown a few times before but he seemed more relaxed than I’ve seen him […]

 

Camden Mayor

May 14, 2008 at 10:47 pm

I went to the Mayor making ceremony in the Town Hall today and I was delighted to be named as one of the escorts for the new Camden Mayor. You can see the photos from the event here. Congratulations to Mayor Nurul Islam who outlined his impressive mayoral theme for […]

 

Election Fever

April 28, 2008 at 6:00 pm

I went to the opening of the Impressions Events Venue in West Ham last week along with several MPs and Councillors. Amongst others, I spoke to Hazel Blears MP, Stephen Timms MP and Jim Fitzpatrick MP and John Biggs AM about the Mayoral elections this Thursday. All the MPs highlighted […]

 
Meeting the Mayor

Meeting the Mayor

March 15, 2008 at 11:23 am

I met Ken Livingstone at Chadswell Healthy Living Centre in King’s Cross on Friday whilst he was recording his BBC Political Broadcast. You can see my photos here. I had the chance to question him about his plans for improvements to transportion in London. Since I use public transport every […]