Archive for category: Opinion

Drug Treatment Centre

March 26, 2009 at 1:37 pm

Here’s the letter I wrote to the Camden New Journal this week – Dear Editor I am planning to attend the public meeting on 2 April in Camden Centre, King’s Cross which will discuss the issue of the West End drug treatment service. I am extremely concerned that neither the […]

 

King’s Cross Construction Training Centre

March 15, 2009 at 12:08 am

I’m been speaking to Cllr Theo Blackwell about the disgraceful situation regarding King’s Cross Construction Training Centre. This is a project which aims to help unemployed people from deprived areas in Camden and Islington find work. It was set up with LDA money under Ken Livingstone when he was mayor […]

 

International Women’s Day

March 8, 2009 at 1:11 am

Happy International Women’s Day! I’ve been asked by Jessica Asato to join a new blog she’s set up for Labour women which is a great idea! You can see my contribution here.

 

DEC Appeal

February 1, 2009 at 11:50 pm

I met up with my friend Duncan who works for Richard Burden MP. Duncan told me that things have been manic in his office because of the BBC’s decision not to air an advertisement by UK charities appealing for emergency aid for Gaza. Richard Burden rightfully denounced the BBC’s decision […]

 

Obama’s Inaugural Address

January 21, 2009 at 12:14 am

I’ve just had a read of some of the blogs and articles commenting on Obama’s inaugural address and it looks like commentators are emphatically divided in their opinion. Whereas a few passionate supporters believe it was brilliant both in content and style, others are more skeptical. Some of the contributors […]