Monthly Archives: January 2013

Keep the NHS Public

Cllr Rachael Saunders with Dr Anna Livingstone On Wednesday I spoke at a Keep the NHS Public rally alongside local GPs, an ambulance worker, a mental health worker and others, as well as a campaigner from Lewisham. I spoke about … Continue reading

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Campaigning in Bethnal Green South

With Rushanara Ali, Cllrs Mizan Choudhury, Sirajal Islam, Lesley Pavitt and the team. 

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Cllr Rachael Saunders standing to be Labour candidate for Mayor of Tower Hamlets

I announced today that I will be standing to be the Labour candidate for Mayor of Tower Hamlets. My press statement is below: “Tower Hamlets has the highest rates of child poverty in the UK but is the borough with … Continue reading

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Calling on Barts Health to listen to the people of Tower Hamlets

At health scrutiny committee tonight I called on Barts Health to listen to local people as they make decisions about the future of our acute and community services.   Last year a merger was agreed between three acute trusts – Newham, … Continue reading

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Our NHS Pledge

In November I hosted an event with Andy Burnham MP, the Shadow Health Secretary, where we launched a public discussion on the future of the NHS in Tower Hamlets.  This event was a part of our campaign to protect the … Continue reading

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Tower Hamlets Labour values

During last autumn I spent some time talking to various groups of Tower Hamlets Labour members about their own personal values. I had sets of cards with words and took them through some exercises  to choose the words that really meant something to … Continue reading

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