Dignity in Dying
I sponsored a Dignity in Dying event in Parliament to give people with personal experience of the impact of the current law preventing assisted dying the chance to share their concerns with MPs and Peers.
Chamber of Commerce
I spoke to members of the Sheffield Chamber of Commerce and Industry about Brexit, devolution, apprenticeship and local skills needs.
I visited fast-growing innovative local tech company the Floow to catch up on their work and meet with Sheffield Digital Coalition, which has been formed to champion the sector.
I joined Millennifest #SHAPETHEFUTURE to speak on social activism and political participation for young people.
International Workers Memorial Day
On International Workers Memorial Day, I joined trade union activists at an event to remember people killed and injured at work and to make the case that unionised workplaces are safer.
Sheffield Esteli Society – Sheffield has a lively twinning relationship with Esteli in Nicaragua. Every 4 years the Society organises a delegation to work alongside on projects and visit green tourism initiatives. More details here.
Sheffield Mental Health Action Group will be having a fish fun day (with big aquariums & big fish) to promote their latest activity project and to raise awareness. Sunday 24th June 11am – 5pm. 46 Creswick Street, Langsett Estate, S6 2TN. Telephone: 0114 234 6428.
Small Park Big Runs for Palestine – Meersbrook Park – Saturday and Sunday, 16 and 17 June – Raising funds for Sheffield Palestine Women’s Scholarship Fund and a new PSC Children’s Project – the Never Stop Dreaming Healing Project in Khuza’a in Gaza. More information here.
Keeping in touch
My office is open every weekday and if you have any questions or need any help please ring 0114 272 2882 or email me.