19 April, 2018
Recent calls for the formation of a ‘new Centrist party’ à la En Marche have rekindled the debate around ‘First Pass the Post’ (FPP) and Proportionate Representation (PR) voting systems, extremism and the decline of the duopolist party system.
Ironically, the FPP system which was designed to keep...
17 April, 2018
One of the most important issues for me as a candidate for councillor in Sands End is Crime. I recently wrote an article on this and how CCTV would be most welcomed in Sands End where there is none.
I can think of no stronger validation for that article than the recent shocking arrests in Sands E...
16 April, 2018
Billboards on virtually every lamppost in the main shopping areas of King Street and Shepherds Bush Green are promoting Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. Hundreds of local children are being exposed to this advertising on a continual basis. A standard pack of Reese’s contains 21g sugar. A single pack a...
11 April, 2018
As of today, I am British. I don’t feel much different from yesterday, when I was not British, just German, but I am almost £1,400 poorer than I would have been without being British, and I am finally eligible to vote and stand in the General Elections. Which, after many years’ reflection, I deci...
10 April, 2018
Residents in the south of Ravenscourt Ward are worried by increasing crime levels and are asking for improved street lighting in their area. Public lighting can transform the visual appearance of an area, make areas accessible, usable, and safe at night.
09 April, 2018
Liberal Democrats believe in a society where every young person, no matter what their background or circumstance, can grow up to achieve anything they set their mind to. Education is key to a fairer society, and early education sets the very foundation on which this society is built – children wh...
04 April, 2018
On 23rd March Vince Cable was the keynote speaker at the “Brexit minus 365 conference”. 150 Senior business leaders from a diverse range of businesses attended the conference to discuss the impact of Brexit on their business.
30 March, 2018
I am a life-long, passionate cyclist. I am 50, I have an old Holland-style bike and use Cycle Superhighway 3 (CS3) on my daily commute from Ravenscourt Park to Cannon Street in the City. Turning onto CS3 in Westminster is a huge relief after the long stretch of dangerous shared roads, notably alo...