Archive for category: Press

Letter to Iain Duncan Smith MP

Letter to Iain Duncan Smith MP

February 12, 2014 at 11:26 am

Last week I wrote a letter to Iain Duncan Smith MP, to invite him to meet with me to discuss the impact of welfare cuts on our constituency. Unsurprisingly, he turned down my request. Dear Iain Duncan Smith, I believe that you will be visiting my constituency Hampstead and Kilburn […]

 
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 […]

 
West Hampstead tube demonstration

West Hampstead tube demonstration

August 18, 2013 at 10:11 am

I was pleased to join London Young Labour outside West Hampstead station to protest against the proposed ticket office closures. Radio and TV presenter Amy Lamé joined us to express her concerns. As the Labour PPC for Hampstead and Kilburn and resident, I feel very strongly about the plans to […]

 
Labour Local Government Conference

Labour Local Government Conference

February 20, 2013 at 9:21 am

I really enjoyed chairing a session at Labour’s local government conference in Nottingham recently. I was lucky to have had some fantastic leaders on my panel including Sir Richard Leese, Tudor Evans, Steve Cowan and Toby Perkins MP.

 
To Speak or Not to Speak: Would You Share a Panel With a Hate Preacher?

To Speak or Not to Speak: Would You Share a Panel With a Hate Preacher?

December 11, 2012 at 12:31 pm

I recently wrote an article for the Huffington Post about a panel I was asked to speak on. You can read the full article here and feel free to leave comments: To Speak or Not to Speak: Would You Share a Panel With a Hate Preacher?