A plan for decency in the Labour Party

Labour prided itself as a party of anti-racism, feminism and decency but this reputation has been tarnished in recent year. We need to take decisive action to ensure that decency prevails in the Labour Party, that we foster a culture of inclusion and respect, and drive antisemites, islamophobes, racists, misogynists, harassers, trolls and their ilkContinue reading “A plan for decency in the Labour Party”

Summary of proposed changes to the Society of Labour Lawyers constitution

The Society of Labour Lawyers (SLL) executive committee is consulting on revisions to the SLL rules/constitution. Here is a summary of the key proposed changes: Adding the upholding of equality and the furtherance of democratic socialism (rather than just socialism) to the objects of SLL. Allowing people who are qualified in jurisdictions outside the UKContinue reading “Summary of proposed changes to the Society of Labour Lawyers constitution”

When Boris Johnson came to my daughter's hospital I gave him a piece of my mind – the NHS deserves better

I wrote an article for inews on my confrontation with Boris Johnson about my daughter’s treatment and the NHS and about the Rebuild Our Health Service campaign. You can read the article here.

Proposed changes to the Society of Labour Lawyers’ constitution

Following the unainmous passing of a motion I proposed at the 2018 Society of Labour Lawyers (SLL) AGM, a working group was set up to carry out a review of SLL’s constitution, corporate governance, working processes and diversity. The work of the working group has so far focussed on reviewing the SLL rules/constitution. The motionContinue reading “Proposed changes to the Society of Labour Lawyers’ constitution”

Launching Rebuild Our Health Service

I have written an article in The Guardian launching a new campaign: Rebuild Our Health Service. Following my daughter’s experience at Whipps Crosss Hospital and my encouter with Boris Johnson there, I realised that there is a huge buildings crisis in the NHS. Essential repairs and replacement of buildings and equipment have not been doneContinue reading “Launching Rebuild Our Health Service”