Make your vote count… today!

Today between 8am-8pm is your chance to vote in the Bishopsgate by-election and ensure that your voice is heard. The Polling station is located at the Parish Hall of St Botolph's church on Bishopsgate. If you are a registered postal voter and haven’t yet submitted your ballot paper, you can turn up on Tuesday with... Continue Reading →

Bishopsgate Wardmote Speech

This morning was the Wardmote, before the election tomorrow. All four candidates were given exactly 3 minutes to speak, followed by Q&A from the assembled voters. For those who missed it, below is my set piece: "With the few minutes assigned for me to speak, there isn’t time enough to get into the details of... Continue Reading →

Polling day tomorrow!

Tuesday 21st March, 8am-8pm is your chance to vote in the Bishopsgate by-election and ensure that your voice is heard. If you are a registered postal voter and haven't yet submitted your ballot paper, you can turn up on Tuesday with the paperwork and submit it in person. If you have lost your ballot paper... Continue Reading →

The impact of Crossrail

This grand engineering project will link up Moorgate and Liverpool Street with two mined platforms. This will provide direct interchange with the Northern, Central, Metropolitan, Circle and Hammersmith & City lines, as well as National Rail services to Stansted and Southend airports. Journey times from Liverpool St to Paddington will be 10 minutes, with extension... Continue Reading →

Spring is here!

Well, maybe its not here quite just yet, but I was out celebrating Holi, which is a Hindu festival focused on the start of spring, this weekend. It is one where we dance and throw powdered colour at each other, celebrating the vibrancy of life and the joy of spring. It was organised by a... Continue Reading →

International Women’s Day 2018

I feel that International Women’s Day this year probably has more attention than previously. The 100 years since women’s suffrage was achieved in this country, was a step (a very significant step!) on a long road towards gender parity. This noble cause is still ongoing with discrimination and abuse being continuously revealed at the very... Continue Reading →

Experience in The City

  The City of London has been the centre of trade and commerce for centuries, but I wanted to address my own experience within it. My work, over the past 20 years, has taken me to nearly every corner of the World, where energy producers need projects to be executed efficiently and securely. I have... Continue Reading →

An interview with an educator

Platanos College, an inclusive school located in Stockwell, has a specialist business and enterprise focus. Platanos College, a Platanos Trust school, has been recognised nationally as one of the top-performing schools in England. Over the past decade, the school has undergone a radical change, leading it to achieve a three times “Outstanding” status. Education is... Continue Reading →

Endorsements

Martin Allison FCIB MBA, Ex Head of International Banking Services, Royal Bank of Scotland/Nat West, London “Dear Electors, I have known Shravan for over a decade now, when RBS/NatWest was involved in structuring and providing international trade instruments for his company’s business needs. His experience in developing territories and understanding of complex financial mechanisms meant... Continue Reading →

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