Wednesday, September 29, 2004

 

Children's Act Reform



Steve Pound has given his support to a campaign to abolish the "obsolete, outdated and discredited" notion of reasonable chastisement, and give children the sanme rights as adults under the law on assault.

More details in this Ealing Times article.

Also, details of the NSPCC campaign here.


 

Steve Pound on the Lib Dems



Never one to bite his tongue, Steve Pound has been quoted as describing the Liberal Democrats as:


"...a nasty social disease."


in this article by Iain Macwhirter in The Herald. However, I couldn't find the original context. If anyone knows, please drop me an email.


Monday, September 20, 2004

 

Updates and Boris Johnson



The list of MPs who have blogs written for them has been updated, and Boris Johnson has been added to the list of MPs that write their own blogs.

Come on Steve, if Boris can do it...


Wednesday, September 15, 2004

 

Janamashtami celebrated in House of Commons



Janamashtami being a ceremony commemorating the birth of Lord Krishna. Steve Pound, being the chairman of Labour Friends of India, had this to say:

"...the journey that began 5,000 years ago, with the birth of Lord Krishna, still continues today. This journey is inspirational and joyful."


This from an article in The Hindu.


Tuesday, September 07, 2004

 

Steve Pound on sex slavery



Just saw this on epolitix.com:


A London MP has called for more to be done to rescue unwilling prostitutes from the "physical and mental torture of their sex slavery".


Full article here.

Choice quote?



"Ealing has many wonderful things to attract the tourist but I wouldn’t put the whore houses on the itinerary," he said




Wednesday, September 01, 2004

 

Steve Pound and Public Telephones



There was an article in this weeks Ealing Times about BT plans to remove 37 phone boxes from across the borough. Steve Pound is calling on any constituents who object to the plans to contact him at the House of Commons on 020 7219 1140.


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