Boris Johnson’s failing apprenticeship programme is entrenching London’s gender divide

Gender splits in London’s apprenticeships remain firmly entrenched, new analysis has revealed. Analysis of government data by Labour London Assembly Member Joanne McCartney, showed that last year men dominated at all levels in London’s construction and engineering industries, whilst women continued to lead the field in health, education and retail. Ms McCartney accused Boris Johnson … Continue reading Boris Johnson’s failing apprenticeship programme is entrenching London’s gender divide

Rising with the One Billion

Here is a photo of me with Fiona Twycross AM, Navin Shah AM and Jennette Arnold AM who hosted the One Billion Rising Event in City Hall.  This was taken just after we had taken part in the flash dance at City Hall this afternoon. You can find out more about this event here.

One Billion Rising

Today, one billion people worldwide will be raising awareness of the shocking statistics for violence against women.  I am proud to say that here at City Hall, the Chair of the London Assembly Jennette Arnold is hosting an event in the Chamber at 2pm which I will be attending. On V-Day’s 15th Anniversary, 14 February 2013, … Continue reading One Billion Rising