The Government recently detained two of my constituents, a mother and daughter, ahead of a mass deportation flight to Jamaica. Thankfully, following my letter to the Home Secretary and pressure from migrant justice campaigners, the Government decided to pull them off the flight.
It was a pleasure to welcome back Brixton Immortals Domino Club with Councillor Sonia Winifred to cap off Black History Month.
This month, I met with Leigham Court Estate residents, regarding disrepair with serious damp problems, rotting windows, shoddy insulation and dangerous electrics among other issues.
At this year’s Streatham Festival, I had the privilege to interview author Nicola Williams about her pioneering legal thriller, Without Prejudice.
I was very proud to support the African and Caribbean Leukemia Trust’s Bonded by Blood campaign this month, giving blood in memory of Richard Okorogheye at Lambeth Town Hall.
This month, I visited the approximately 80 refugees being housed in the Dudley Hotel in
Clapham, holding two days’ worth of surgeries there to take down personal details and
raise individual cases with the Home Office.