Archive for category: Opinion

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 […]

 
Gordon Up Close

Gordon Up Close

August 16, 2010 at 5:08 am

This article was published on April 9 on the Progress website. This week I had the chance to spend some time observing Gordon Brown in the flesh. More than being excited, I was curious… It’s all very well being in the midst of a throng of Labour party faithfuls where […]

 

Tweet Tweet

February 9, 2010 at 5:26 pm

Good evening everyone! Did anyone watch Tower Block of Commons last night? It made me cringe… Anyway, I wanted to draw your attention to an article I wrote. It’s been published by Progress here. And if you’re not in the mood to click on any other links, here’s the article: […]