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Moped-related crime

Moped-related crime

August 18, 2017 at 4:03 pm

I have been extremely concerned about the increase in moped-related crimes. From phone robberies to acid attacks, these incidents have been intolerable and have been particularly prevalent in Camden. Residents have expressed fears that the police‚Äôs response is being hampered by operational constraints. As such, I have been seeking clarity […]

 
NHS Professionals

NHS Professionals

August 17, 2017 at 4:15 pm

Falling staff numbers and poor morale are hurting the National Health Service. The insistence on retaining the public sector pay cap has seen record numbers of staff leave and many others deterred from joining. Poor management and short-term thinking is damaging the NHS, and the decision to sell off NHS […]

 
Brondesbury Coffee Morning

Brondesbury Coffee Morning

August 13, 2017 at 1:22 pm

Since the General Election, I have been holding coffee mornings across Hampstead and Kilburn to offer residents the opportunity to share their views and to allow me to communicate my political priorities for the next session of Parliament. The latest meeting was held at Willesden Sports Centre in Brondesbury Park, […]

 
Lobbying for a Clean Air Bill

Lobbying for a Clean Air Bill

July 21, 2017 at 2:32 pm

The appointment of a new Environment Secretary has provided the latest opportunity to highlight the dreadful – and unlawful – state of air quality in London. Toxic emissions cause an estimated 10,000 deaths per year in London, so it is no wonder that the problem was declared a public health […]

 
Celebrating our Community Groups

Celebrating our Community Groups

July 20, 2017 at 11:21 am

Twice a year, I hold a Parliamentary reception for the groups and organisations that make Hampstead and Kilburn such a special place to live. Held in the Jubilee Room of Westminster Hall, the event provides the perfect opportunity to show my gratitude to those who shape life in our area, […]