Plugging the gaps to #ENDCHILDFOODPOVERTY

The phenomenal campaigning and co-ordination by Marcus Rashford on #FreeSchoolMeals and #ENDCHILDFOODPOVERTY is astounding. The galvanisation of civil society to step up to the plate where the Government have absconded their duties is one to be well and truly applauded. As someone who spent a big chunk of my career in politics as a SeniorContinue reading “Plugging the gaps to #ENDCHILDFOODPOVERTY”

Why the #FreeSchoolMeals vote stung

In reaction to the #FreeSchoolMeals debate in the House of Commons a few days ago, something hit differently. This is just business as usual for the Conservatives This was not the first time that the Tories had tried to take food out of the mouths of children. When I used to work in politics, itContinue reading “Why the #FreeSchoolMeals vote stung”

Don’t just show up for the party

*This was a long post that I initially posted on my Facebook the day of Pride in London, and thought I would share it on here, too. Today, London should have been packed full of crowds, rainbows everywhere and glitter dusted over every surface. Today should have been #LondonPride but #COVID19 got in the way. It’s a little bitContinue reading “Don’t just show up for the party”