I’ve always been a passionate believer that members are the most important part of our movement and that we should never stop looking for new ways to grow our party. That’s why last year, along with Ed Balls MP, Ken Livingstone and Joanne Mccartney AM, I organised a membership recruitment drive here in Enfield Southgate.Read more
On July 10th I hosted a fundraising dinner for West Derby MP Stephen Twigg, Dame Tessa Jowell MP and Victoria Groulef, Labour PPC for Reading West, at my restaurant Troia. There was a huge turn out to help raise vital funds for a key target seat at the next General Election and to hear from our guest speaker Shadow Foreign Secretary, Douglas Alexander MP.Read more
Fundraising will be a vital part of a successful campaign here in Enfield Southgate. Since I became CLP fundraising officer I’ve worked hard to raise funds to help us beat the Tories. I’ve organised dinners and socials with high profile shadow cabinet members, raising over £12,000 and recruiting new members.Read more
Shortly after the last general election I organised a reception with David Miliband for Labour Party members. David spoke to a packed audience about why he thought Labour had lost the last election, what he thought we need to do to win back the public’s trust. The turnout for the event was huge and I was delighted that David was able to find time to talk to us.Read more
Earlier this year I met with Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Caroline Flint MP to discuss rising energy bills.
The average household duel fuel bill now costs £1,400, up more than £300 since the last election and many people are struggling to meet the cost of keeping their home warm in winter. Many of the big energy companies are making huge profits, while at the same time raising prices for their customers. Yet despite this injustice the current government has done nothing to stand up to them and to fight for hard pressed consumers.Read more