Archive for category: Press

Asian Women of Achievement Awards

April 2, 2012 at 12:09 pm

I’m honoured to have been shortlisted for the Young Achiever Award. Fingers crossed! Read about all of the nominees here: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/news/female-gifted-and-asian-recordbreakers-7576448.html

 

Too many councillors leaving leaves councils too homogeneous

February 2, 2012 at 2:20 pm

I co-wrote this article with Peter Allen which was originally published on Left Foot Forward: Councillor turnover is an under-researched and under-addressed problem facing councils across the country today. It is best defined as a councillor leaving their council duties for any reason other than electoral loss. The 2010 Census […]

 

Female Councillors

October 30, 2011 at 6:39 pm

Happy Halloween everyone! This is an article I co-wrote for Left Foot Forward on the low number of female councillors. You can read it below, or on their site here: http://www.leftfootforward.org/2011/10/we-need-more-female-councillors-for-everyones-benefit/ The 2010 National Census of Local Authority Councillors, published this week by the Local Government Association, shows static growth […]

 

Kilburn Grange Park

October 27, 2011 at 10:59 am

I was delighted to visit Kilburn Grange Park this week and accept a kind donation of exotic plants from the British Museum. You can read the full story in the Camden New Journal today – Kilburn Grange Park gets Aussie plant makeover thanks to British Museum and council partnership

 

Judicial Review Disppointment

October 21, 2011 at 1:38 pm

Here’s the letter I wrote to the local papers in Camden this week: Dear Editor I am obviously saddened to hear that members of CPLUG are legally challenging Camden’s library policy. Everyone is aware that we are facing very difficult financial constraints, not just this year but for the next […]