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World Wildlife Day 2021

This letter was published in The Barking and Dagenham Post on Wednesday 3 March 2021. Wednesday 3 March is World Wildlife Day. As I sit down to write this letter the sun is shining, and the daffodils are in bloom adding a splash of colour to Barking and Dagenham. Soon we will be greeted by … Read more World Wildlife Day 2021

Why I’m standing to be a Labour London Assembly candidate

First published on LabourList: https://labourlist.org/2020/01/andrew-achilleos-why-im-standing-to-be-a-labour-london-assembly-candidate I’m standing to be Labour’s GLA candidate for Havering and Redbridge because I know just how much local people need a strong Labour voice to represent their interests in City Hall. The Tories have held Havering and Redbridge for 20 years, leaving residents across two boroughs without a seat at … Read more Why I’m standing to be a Labour London Assembly candidate

Solidarity in Dagenham and Rainham

This was first published by LabourList on 20.12.19. Original article here: https://labourlist.org/2019/12/solidarity-in-dagenham-and-rainham-how-labour-held-the-key-tory-target/?fbclid=IwAR0ZezwCu_dPqVwMm2nG3GJwiIZv4yiMe3Q62GBX-yyUQmHFwD29p0kJvKk I felt I should write this before the bandwagon rolled through town and everyone started talking about how they saved Dagenham and Rainham. From day one, we were told in no uncertain terms that we would not be receiving wider support – despite … Read more Solidarity in Dagenham and Rainham