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Bangladesh Mela

Bangladesh Mela

July 31, 2008 at 4:33 pm

I wrote to the Camden New Journal about spending the whole of Sunday at the Bangladesh Mela in Coram’s Field. I wrote about how proud I am that our borough is championing diversity and social inclusion. The Mela allowed all residents of Camden, regardless of race and colour, to enjoy […]

Parliamentary Researchers Reception

Parliamentary Researchers Reception

July 23, 2008 at 3:25 pm

After the Researchers Reception last night, all the researchers in Parliament look a little worse for wear this morning! Not surprisingly considering the amount of free alcohol available. It was a really fun evening although some soft drinks would have been nice….. and water does not count as a […]


Knife Crime

July 18, 2008 at 2:57 pm

It seems like I can’t wake up without hearing yet another story of knife crime on the streets of London. Gordon Brown has spoken about toughening up punishment, toughening up enforcement and toughening up prevention. The £100 million Youth Crime Action Plan set out by the government is a good […]



July 8, 2008 at 6:22 pm

I went to see my doctor at Gower Place Practice in Bloomsbury yesterday and after he reassured me that it really was hay fever that I was suffering from, not some serious chest infection; we discussed the current polyclinic plans. I do agree with him that the plans to close […]


Labour Sports Dinner

June 26, 2008 at 1:22 pm

I’ve been busy preparing for Glastonbury all week. I’ve finally managed to buy my wellies, tent, sleeping bag, sleeping mat, poncho and dry shampoo! Before I shoot off, I thought I’d quickly write about the Labour Party sports celebration dinner at Wembley. This is on Thursday July 10 and there […]