Tooting residents quiz Douglas Alexander on International Development issues
Tuesday, 09 February 2010 22:49
I've had a really great
evening with many members of our local community in the House of
Commons, where we found out from Douglas Alexander, the International
Development Secretary, some of the things we (the government) are doing
to reduce poverty around the world.
Not only was Committee
Room 15 packed out (with some standing and others sitting on floor due
to numbers!) but the quality of discussion was top draw. It is really
important that politicians are accessible to citizens and tonight was
another opportunity of local residents asking searching questions of
I have held many such events over the last 5 years
and will continue to do so in the future. Let me know if there is any
particular area YOU are interested in. The meeting was ended with some
much needed money being raised for Oxfam for the people of Haiti.
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