The make or break budget

This is budget week. Hammond is locked into a political and economic bind which will most likely restrict his ability to be able to balance the partisan tightrope he treads. Brexit has shaken the economic inheritance of Osborne and clouds the way ahead. This budget could well be the saving or breaking of his career […]

Jeremy Corbyn visits Huntingdon

Jeremy Corbyn visits activists in Huntingdon.

Why we need a real Living Wage

I discuss why we need the real Living Wage as a minimum for everyone. I tie this into my regular leafleting round and have a leafleting tip from my experiences on the doorstep.  

This week is Living Wage Week

I join Cambridge Universities Labour Club (CULC) and other activists in Cambridge to launch Living Wage week.

Dan meets: Chris Bavin

This week is sugar awareness week. I was fortunate to meet Chris Bavin, star of Eat Well for Less and Food: Truth or Scare. He told me that the time to act on sugar is now and that it comes down to government legislation      

#SugarAwarenessWeek

This week (30th Oct to 5th Nov) is sugar awareness week. For the last few years I’ve been investigating the impact of sugar on our diet and health. In this vlog I reference my trip to Parliament attending a gathering of experts organised by Action on Sugar. I also interview Dr Hilary Jones and Chris […]

Dan meets Yvette Cooper, Oct 2017

I met Yvette Cooper outside Parliament at a thank you for refugee children who have been saved from the ‘Jungle’ camp in Calais. She explained how we have to do much more to keep the pressure up on the government.  

NEU mass lobby against school cuts

On Tuesday 24th October 2017, I joined the NEU in Westminster. Members lobbied their MPs and talked about school cuts. It was also an opportunity for teachers to talk to MPs about the future of eduction.  

I meet Angela Rayner

This week I was privileged to meet Angela Rayner at the NEU lobby day in Westminster. She told me about her plans for the National Education Service and shared her personal story of how the children centres helped her.

Tories vote to close our children’s centres

  Parents and Lib Dem activists joined us outside Shire Hall to protest the Tory run county council to keep our children’s centres open. I was able to ask a question to the council and so asked why councillors are accepting a pay rise when they are cutting funding to our children’s centres. I’ll let […]

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