Issues at Paragon

Issues at Paragon

I had a really productive meeting with the Chair of Paragon Residents Association today. We discussed concerns about building security, in particular relating to the building’s doors. I’ve written on residents’ behalf to Swan Housing to request that...
90th Anniversary of Seven Kings High School

90th Anniversary of Seven Kings High School

It was lovely spending the afternoon at Seven Kings High School @SevenKingsSch celebrating its 90th Anniversary. I spent time with current and former pupils and teachers who have achieved so much. What a great day at one of our best local schools. I also got to meet...
Women’s recycling jumble sale

Women’s recycling jumble sale

I went to visit the Climate Emergency Centre in Seven Kings today, – where a women’s recycling jumble sale was taking place. These women were running a table top sale to raise funds for projects supporting women’s equality around the world. Solidarity in...
Donations for refugees in Ilford South

Donations for refugees in Ilford South

I started off my morning in Seven Kings, Ilford with my children in tow. We dropped off some toys, books and other items for refugees housed in my constituency. Many have fled some of the worst conflict zones in the world, and in Ilford we warmly welcome them to...
Durga Puja Celebrations

Durga Puja Celebrations

I was honoured to be asked to speak at Durga Puja celebrations today. I joined Jannath Hall Alumni and Councillor Pushpita Gupta amongst others. I hope that the Hindu community in Ilford and across the world had a joyful and safe festival week!
Meeting with Ilford Islamic Centre

Meeting with Ilford Islamic Centre

Today I had a really positive meeting with the trustees of Ilford Islamic Centre. The Centre is one of the largest community groups in Ilford South. We discussed a wide range of issues affecting the Muslim community locally and internationally. We also talked about...