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Labour Party Conference 2009

Labour Party Conference 2009

October 2, 2009 at 2:30 pm

Here are the photos from Conference as promised. I also picked up a copy of the Camden New Journal on my way home. Has anyone else seen it? If not, there’s a double page spread on Conference where, to my delight, I feature twice. You can view the articles here […]

 

Parliamentary Internships

August 9, 2009 at 10:41 pm

Did anyone read the Guardian article about interns? It was published a few weeks ago and raises very important questions about the culture of unpaid internships in Parliament. If you missed it, you can read it here. I’ve repeatedly argued and written about this issue in the past. Here’s a […]

 

ENGAGING THE BLACK ASIAN MINORITY ETHNIC (BAME) COMMUNITY

May 20, 2009 at 10:46 pm

What can we make of the recent disruption in relations between the government and the Muslim Council of Britain? Once feted as the voice of Muslims in Britain, the organisation has been severely rebuked by the government over allegations that one of its leaders was supporting violence against Israel. Hazel […]

 

British Nationalist Party

March 31, 2009 at 10:22 pm

Has anyone else seen this article? The BNP are using Jesus to advocate their bigoted views! That’s sinking to a new low. Nick Lowles has launched a petition condemning this ridiculous campaign. Hope Not Hate are trying to reach 10000 people in 24 hours so please do sign it. It […]

 

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 […]