Museum of Grooves International Women’s Month Show

Cdnz6SZXEAAjqtiI really enjoyed taking part in Hackney based Reel Rebels Radio‘s Museum of Grooves’ International Women’s Month programme on Tuesday evening, following an invitation from the programme’s presenter Patrick Vernon OBE. Over the course of the show, Lambeth Councillor Jacqui Dyer and I discussed Hackney Community Law Centre, gender equality, mental health and our favourite tunes! You can listen to the programme HERE (my interview starts at 46 minutes approx).

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”

So what’s the real threat to our democracy?

ALEX KAVANAGH, EXHIBITION OFFICER, POLISHES A PAINTING OF KING JOHN. PART OF THE BRITISH LIBRARY'S MAGNA CARTA: LAW, LIBERTY,LECACY EXHIBITION OPENING ON MARCH 13TH. PHOTO BY CLARE KENDALL. FOR FURTHER INFO CONTACT PRESS OFFICE 02074127110
ALEX KAVANAGH, EXHIBITION OFFICER, POLISHES A PAINTING OF KING JOHN. PART OF THE BRITISH LIBRARY’S MAGNA CARTA: LAW, LIBERTY,LECACY EXHIBITION OPENING ON MARCH 13TH. PHOTO BY CLARE KENDALL. FOR FURTHER INFO CONTACT PRESS OFFICE 02074127110

I have written an article for The Justice Gap in response to the Prime Minister’s announcement that the Government will ‘clamp down’ on ‘spurious’ legal claims. You can read the piece HERE.