Archive for category: Press

Post-election article for the CNJ

Post-election article for the CNJ

May 21, 2015 at 2:41 pm

I recently wrote this article for the Camden New Journal – “Labour campaign started a real political conversation“: “After two years of campaigning and over a decade of working with local organisations, it is a privilege to write for the CNJ as the Labour MP for Hampstead and Kilburn. Even […]

 
Kilburn High Road Labour Office, 1 April

A spring in my step

April 5, 2015 at 10:01 pm

  You know it is the eve of spring in an election year when there are two newspaper interviews in one day (The Evening Standard and the Independent), followed by a very well-attended hustings at the fantastic Sherriff Centre. That was 31 March. The start of April has been truly […]

 
West End Lane Surgery Closure

West End Lane Surgery Closure

February 28, 2015 at 10:35 pm

  The following letter concerning the closure of West End Land Surgery first appeared in the Camden New Journal.   We are deeply concerned that, under the current government, the NHS has become under-resourced and is struggling to meet patient need.  The coalition’s move to privatise the NHS undermines its […]

 
My article for the Ham and High on Labour Party Conference 2014

My article for the Ham and High on Labour Party Conference 2014

September 29, 2014 at 12:53 pm

I recently wrote an article for the Ham and High, which was published on the day after Labour Party Conference. You can read it here, or via their website at www.hamhigh.co.uk. As my train pulled into Manchester Piccadilly, I started thinking about Emmeline Pankhurst, a leader of the Suffragette movement […]

 
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 […]