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My story

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I've lived locally for 21 years and first got into local policitics when the Council shut down my local children centre and Tescos nearly shut down my local pub. I led local campaigns, got angry about decisions that were being made and decided to stand to be a Wandsworth Labour councillor and was elected in 2014. It would be the honour of my life to be elected to represent Putney as your MP.

My dad's a vicar and I grew up moving regularly and always being involved in our local community. I have four children: two boys at local schools and two girls at University. 

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I work in a local community centre, leading older peoples' and youth projects and supporting families in need. I know how much we need a Labour government to make the changes which will give everyone the same opportunities in life - not just the wealthy few.

For 25 years I have led international environmental and poverty campaigns with Christian Aid, Water Aid and communities around the world. I've won change at the UN and national governments. I'll bring this experience to be a campaigning MP - fighting for you and with you in Parliament.

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Its a crazy time in politics: why I'm standing to be MP

Passionate about Putney

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The issues that matter to you

Putney needs a Labour MP who will fight for the issues you care about in Parliament. I'm passionate about building a fairer, more equal society. 


After 9 years of Tory cuts it is time for a Labour government to invest in the services that matter most - the NHS, schools and police.


My story

I got involved in politics when my local children's centre was cut. I knew how much this affected my local community but the local council didn't value it. I became a Wandsworth councillor five years ago and have been a strong representative and campaigner for change. I've lived in Wandsworth for 25 years and raised my family here. I manage a local community centre, running projects for older people, young people and children. Before this I was an international development campaigner for Christian Aid, CAFOD and Water Aid.


Brexit will be the top issue for the next election. Putney is one of the most 'remain' constituencies in the country and needs a candidate to represent this. I spoke at the first March for Europe rally and will oppose the Tory hard Brexit. We need a People's Vote.


Housing and the the Alton Estate regeneration is also a priority - we need more genuinely affordable housing and housing for larger families. The community space must be open for everyone - and not just become a private nursery as has happened in other estates. 


Climate change and cleaner air is my third priority:  stopping preventable illness and deaths caused by pollution. I've been an environmental campaigner around the world and at the UN and I'm backed the climate emergency action. Action for learning the air on Putney High Street has been too slow and too little - with the Mayor's clean buses making the most difference. We need clean air zones for High Streets and aschools across Putney, Southfields and Roehampton, and streets which make cycling safer.


More funding for schools and youth services Funding for 63 out of 65 Wandsworth schools has been cut. This affects the struggling pupil the most as support staff are cut back and teachers are expected to do more. I will champion our youth services and want to see more youth clubs and youth workers.


I will  oppose the Tory austerity policies. Instead of cuts to the NHS, schools and police, we can must have a fairer taxation system and an economy that works for the many not the few.  


I'll listen to local residents. As a local councillor I hold regular surgeries and also go out and hold pop-up surgeries. I'm also always out and about meeting people and being very responsive. I've be the same as your MP and make sure that I know local views and represent them in Westminster.

 

Putney is one of the most marginal seats in the country at the last election, There were just over 1500 votes between Conservatives and Labour at the last election. So your vote really counts!

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Track record of winning elections and campaigns

I became a local councillor because I was angry about the closure of One O'Clock clubs and Sure Start. They are still being cut - and I'm still angry.



I’ve got a track record of building winning teams to beat the Tories. I’ve topped the poll in my ward for the last two elections – bringing socialism and compassion to a ward that had been Tory for 24 years. 


I work in a local community centre, running services for isolated older people, young refugees and families in crisis. I know how much we need a Labour government to rebuild our communities.


I led the successful campaign for the 20mph limit across Putney, I'm a founder of Wandsworth Welcomes Refugees, and am campaigning to stop the roll out of Universal Credit.


I’ve led human rights and anti-poverty campaigns around the world, taking on powerful corporate and global elites. With Christian Aid and WaterAid I’ve won campaigns for cancelling millions of pounds of debt for the poorest countries, and getting the Tories to double their aid budget for water and sanitation to fight poverty

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I'll work with Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London


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Out and about in Southfields with Keir Starmer, Shadow Brexit Secretary


I would tackle the pollution on Putney High Street

Pollution records in Putney are too high - this is a video from 2017 when the High Street broke the legal limits for air pollution for the whole year, early in January. This year it was better - not till March. But its still a danger to our health and we need action.