Re-shaping public procurement to deliver key social and economic objectives
Re-shaping public procurement to deliver key social and economic objectives

Re-shaping public procurement to deliver key social and economic objectives

A Labour Prime Minister entering Downing Street in just over a year’s time will not have any more money to spend.  Three years of stagnating growth has robbed us of any chance of being able to increase expenditure. But we…

Chi takes up a new shadow ministerial role in the Cabinet Office team
Chi takes up a new shadow ministerial role in the Cabinet Office team

Chi takes up a new shadow ministerial role in the Cabinet Office team

Chi Onwurah MP for Newcastle Central has been asked by Ed Miliband to take up a new shadow ministerial role in labour’s Cabinet Office team.  Rt Hon Ed Miliband MP, Leader of the Labour Party said: “ Chi Onwurah has…

Young Democracy: 2012 country visit report of the all-party parliamentary group on Nigeria
Young Democracy: 2012 country visit report of the all-party parliamentary group on Nigeria

Young Democracy: 2012 country visit report of the all-party parliamentary group on Nigeria

 As a member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Nigeria, Chi joined a delegation to the country on a fact-finding mission, travelling to Lagos, Minna and Abuja in April.   This is the report of the delegation’s discussions and observations…

After the Deluge
After the Deluge

After the Deluge

Sadly many people were caught up in the flooding and traffic chaos caused by the truly exceptional rainfall yesterday when around 30mm of rain fell in just an hour. I know that many people had to cope with deep water in their…