June 19, 2020

DfID and Jo Cox’s Legacy – Great Get Together Weekend

In amongst the political noise this week, Tuesday marked the fourth anniversary of the murder of my friend, Jo Cox. On the same day, Boris Johnson chose to reinforce the Conservative’s nasty party reputation by announcing they are abolishing the Department for International Development. Jo was a champion for international development, a humanitarian who made it her mission to protect …

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June 25, 2018

The Great Get Together Eid Picnic

This weekend I hosted a Great Get Together Community Eid Picnic with Jenny Rathbone AM, local Labour councillors and the Welsh Muslim Cultural Foundation. Over 300 people came along and we were extremely lucky with the weather, which stayed sunny and dry all afternoon, so everyone could enjoy games, a bouncy castle, origami heart making and lots and lots of food. …

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