Speeches & Articles

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Supporting striking UCU workers

At Queen Mary BAME staff are paid 22% less than white staff and women are paid 14% less than men. 9% of all academic staff are on ‘atypical’ contracts with…
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Against child poverty

One of the most pressing issues in Polar and Limehouse where I am standing are shocking levels of child poverty. In my sessions in the run up to the election,…

A green revolution

In Poplar and Limehouse many of us understand only too well the devastating effects of climate change – from Somalia to Bangladesh. The Labour Party has promised to work with…

Equal Pay Day

Today is Equal Pay Day – the day when women effectively stop getting paid for the rest of the year compared to their male counterparts. Women in London earn 14%…
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Campaign launch in Chrisp Street

Thank you to everyone in Poplar and Limehouse Labour Party and beyond who made Saturday’s launch such a success. It was amazing to have the support of our next Home…
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Why I am standing

I have just applied to be the Labour Party candidate for Poplar and Limehouse, the constituency where I have lived all of my life. I’m standing because I believe in…