The decimation of Legal Aid – why should you care?

AlexiaI have written an article for Media Diversified about the crowdfunding campaign I am working on for The Justice Gap and The Justice Alliance. We are campaigning to fund a special one-off magazine that will tell the definitive story of legal aid. You can read my article for Media Diversified HERE.

Britain is Stronger in the European Union

Leytonstone teamThis morning, I was delighted to campaign in Leytonstone, alongside other local people, for Britain to remain a member of the European Union (EU).

I have long been pro-European. I have fond memories of trips to Italy and Germany with the Woodcraft Folk as a teenager. I then lived in Germany for a year as a au pair just before going to University. After University, my first professional experience was spending time in the European Parliament office (Brussels) of the British Member of the European Parliament (MEP) Claude Moraes. Thanks to Claude and the GMB trade union, I was then fortunate to be able to undertake a ‘stage‘ (internship) with Anna Diamantopoulou, then the EU Commissioner for Employment and Social Affairs. Continue reading “Britain is Stronger in the European Union”