On Tuesday I convened a meeting for MPs from across the political parties to discuss plans for Crossrail 2 alongside representatives from Transport for London, London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, London First and Network Rail. The discussion focused on how investment in crucial infrastructure projects will boost jobs and growth. As plans for Crossrail 2 continue to develop I will continue to represent the interests of Tottenham residents and call for improved transport l
On Thursday I was lucky enough to attend the Willow Primary School’s talent show. Not only did I watch a vast array of singing, dancing, magic and spoken word of many students, but I joined the judging panel of featuring local community figures and lead singer of Britain’s Got Talent semi-finalist Abyss. Congratulations to the winner Samuel and the two runner ups Elizabeth and Aleynasu.
Today I once again stood shoulder to shoulder on the picket line with Junior Doctors at The Whittington Hospital in support of the Junior Doctors’ strike. The strike takes place over ongoing negotiations between government ministers and NHS bursaries over a new contract for junior doctors. As plans stand, the Government will scrap extra payments which Junior Doctors get for working unsocial hours. The plans to redefine anti-social hours will make it cheaper for hospitals to r
I was pleased to accept the Prime Minister’s invitation to lead a review of the Criminal Justice System in England and Wales to investigate evidence of possible bias against black defendants and other ethnic minorities. The review was launched by the Prime Minister who was the right to point out in the Sunday Times during the weekend the alarming and worsening trend that Black and Ethnic Minority defendants were more likely to end up in jail after going through the judicial p