At last week's The Labour Party Annual Conference in Brighton, Labour presented our vision of hope and for a country that will work for the many, not the few. We're prepared to be in government and ready to deliver for a better Britain.Read more
Earlier today, I visited the new cafe in OPENNorwich: a youth-run cafe which serves locally sourced, organic food and drink from 8am until 3pm, with all profits going back into the Open charity. This morning, they held a cake competition and raffle to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support too. The young people who work there gain recognised qualifications and get to improve skills such as customer service and food preparation.
In THIS VIDEO, I'm with Emma and Rosie who work at the cafe and I get to sample some cake - it comes highly recommended from me!
I'm proud to support cleaners who were victimised and suspended for voting to strike for the London Living Wage. You can read more about this issue HERE.
My latest Norwich Evening News column concerns my recent campaign to protect pensions, and highlights the plight of the WASPI - Women Against State Pension Inequality Campaign women.
You can see the article as printed below, and the full piece I wrote is below:Read more
Fantastic to see WASPI - Women Against State Pension Inequality Campaign in Brighton at Labour Party Conference, carrying on their fight against unfair pensions changes. Jack Dromey MP and myself dropped by to show our support. #Lab17
The Evening News are reporting on "the disaster waiting to happen" the introduction of Universal Credit in Norwich is likely to be. I was asked to comment and you can read below what I said.Read more
A massive thank you to Adam, Tracey, Hayden and Finlay for being great tutors and making sure we had such a good time paddle boarding on Saturday!
This sport is growing rapidly in popularity and is (relatively!) easy for anyone to get going with: I spent most of the time feeling stable on my board, but Hayden and Finlay ensured I spent my fair share of time in the water too...Read more
On Friday afternoon, I participated in Notre Dame High School's Question Time event, alongside representatives from the Greens, Conservatives, UKIP, journalist Jonathan Isaby and Norfolk's Police and Crime Commissioner. It was brilliant to see a room full of young people who wanted to spend their Friday afternoon/evening engaging with politics.Read more
Greater Anglia workers have voted to strike over a dispute about train guards. You can read more about this in EDP 24's article - which contains part of a quote from me (the full quote is below).Read more