Chi speaks out on Racial Justice Sunday (video)

Yesterday (Sunday 12th of February, 2017) was Racial Justice Sunday. Chi has recorded a video about the ongoing importance of racial justice and the need to build on the work of racial justice activists such as Martin Luther King.

Chi’s speech on Brexit (text and video link)

You can find the video of Chi’s speech on Brexit here, and the full text is below. My constituency voted to remain. My country voted to leave. My conscience continues to believe that the country’s interests are best served within the EU. I believe that my job is to act in accordance with my conscience, […]

MP’s Report: 31 January 2017

Dear Newcastle I don’t know about you but I was very much looking forward to the end of 2016.  It was an extremely difficult year in many ways for many of us. The Brexit vote divided our city down the middle. The death of Jo Cox in a politically motivated brutal murder was both tragic […]

Realising Aspiration for All

I have worked for social justice all my adult life, whether as a politician or an activist, and it breaks my heart that there are still so many people in this country and around the world who cannot take equality of opportunity for granted.  It is simply not acceptable that deafblind people who have the […]