Every So Often You Meet Someone Special – Continued…

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Wow, time really does fly. Incredibly it’s almost five years since I launched this website. I’ve written thirty-odd blogs in that time, but one in particular will always stand out.

I’ve never sought to build a narrative through this blog, but reading over past articles two themes stand out: the importance of social justice and the power of education to build a better world. These two themes really fused in “every so often you meet someone special.”

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June Newsletter

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Labour Councillor for Barnhill & Cabinet Member for Stronger Communities

Cabinet Member for Stronger Communities

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April Newsletter

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Deputy Leader of Brent Council & Labour Councillor for Barnhill

Deputy Leader of Brent Council

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Prioritising priceless services. And asking residents to help share the load.

This week we passed the Council’s budget for 2016/17. Take a look at my speech and let me know what you think.

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“Thank you Madam Mayor.

Last month myself and Cllr Butt met with the Minister for Local Government.

I asked the Minister if he could offer the people of Brent any hope for the future after years of cuts.

He burst out laughing.

He literally laughed in our faces.

And now we know why.

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Sure Start works. Government policy doesn’t.

Baby picOh dear. The Government has been caught red-handed trying to hide politically embarrassing new research on the impact of Sure Start.

Politically embarrassing because this same Government has halved Sure Start funding and is constantly talking the programme down. Awkwardly the new Oxford University research proves once again that Sure Start provides a truly transformative service for disadvantaged families.

Please take a look at my article exploring the research and attacking the cover-up.

 

A heartless, hypocritical Government leaving us to clear up their mess.

This week Brent Council held its first debate on the Council’s budget for 2016/17. This is the speech I gave – let me know what you think.

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“Madam Mayor, if I may I’d like to take a moment to join you in reminding everyone that it is White Ribbon Day on Wednesday. And to encourage all Members, especially male Members, to support this vital campaign to stop violence against women.

Thank you Madam Mayor.

Turning to the budget …

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