FOR ME, conference is a perfect opportunity to see and hear from Labour colleagues from across local government. Speaking at fringe events was perfect for this, and I spoke on a range of subjects – from giving more power to local communities, to exploring how everyone can benefit from economic growth.
Continue reading “Conference season is always a busy time!”
ONE OF the favourite parts of my job is celebrating the success and acknowledgement of the unsung heroes that reside in our communities.
Continue reading “Oldham Sports Awards!”
THE LAWS around animal cruelty are grossly outdated and mean offenders are not being properly punished. However the Government refuse to listen to people’s concerns, leaving animals at risk of cruelty.
I wrote to the Government this month on behalf of constituents, raising our concerns about the inadequate sentencing measures for those charged with animal cruelty. I was not satisfied with the response, and I doubt concerned constituents will be too! Continue reading “A Labour Government would clamp down on animal cruelty”
I HAVE been connected with the OCSC ( Oldham Cancer and Support Centre) since it was established around ten or so years ago.
Continue reading “It’s an honour to Be made patron of the Oldham Cancer and Support Centre”
I WAS honoured to have attended the North Chadderton School Presentation Awards Evening as Chief Guest. It was incredibly moving to see so many proud parents, friends and families beam with pride as they watched their children receive the awards.
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