|Wish me luck!|
|Monday, 13 October 2008 15:37|
The beginning of October has been fairly hectic for me so far. For those that aren’t aware yet I was promoted to Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State in the Department for Communities and Local Government in Gordon Brown’s recent reshuffle. I’m now responsible for Community Cohesion and the Fire Service (the child in me is particularly excited with this bit…), so expect to see more of me speaking in the chamber over the coming months.
My new job doesn’t mean I’ll be neglecting my constituency work though! My casework appointments are continuing as normal, as are my visits to events in Tooting.
On Friday I visited Wandsworth Friends Meeting House as part of National Quaker Week, where I was privileged to hear a piano recital by John Paul Ekin. You can read more about the Quakers, Quaker Week and the work they do HERE.
On Sunday I had a great afternoon at the Tooting Foodival, run with Transition Town Tooting. It's always encouraging to meet local activists, and Lucy Neal and her friends were no exception.
I’ve got my first Ministerial answers session coming up on Tuesday, which I’m fairly nervous about. Wish me luck!
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