Crime and anti-social behaviour are issues that worries many residents living in Leyton ward. To give local people a face-to-face opportunity to tell him their concerns, local MP Harry Cohen hosted a coffee morning at the Trinity Methodist Hall in Leyton High Rd, which was attended by PC Stuart Murray and PCSO Tracey Aroui from the Leytonstone Safer Neighbourhoods Team Continue reading “Introducing Your Safer Neighbourhood Team”
As part of this year’s local International Women’s Day celebrations, I gave a speech to women’s organisation Waltham Forest Women in Public Life. I am particularly keen to work with organisations like Women in Public Life as they do a marvellous job helping local women find their voice. Continue reading “International Women’s Day 2006: Women having the confidence to step out”
Lea Bridge Ward Councillor Stella Creasy and I were invited to a special meeting at the House of Commons on Thursday, to celebrate international women’s day with women MPs, including Meg Munn, Minister for Women and Cabinet Minister, Harriet Harman, and to discuss with them the work they are doing to stamp out domestic violence.
Stella and I were then invited to observe a special parliamentary debate in the House of Commons Chamber, where the MPs debated the forthcoming Domestic Violence National Action Plan and other anti-domestic violence initiatives being taken through Parliament. Continue reading “International Women’s Day 2006: Female MPs call for an end to domestic violence”
Leytonstone received a visit from Department for Trade and Industry Minister, Alun Michael MP, today. Mr Michael, who is the Minister responsible for Regions, Skills and Productivity, talked to local business owners about the challenges of running a small business and he also sought their views on potential business opportunities involving the 2012 Olympics. Continue reading “DTI Minister meets local business owners”