Friday 3rd February 7.30pm AGM 8pm Councillor Saima Ashraf, Deputy Leader of Barking and Dagenham Council
Saima is Deputy Leader of Barking and Dagenham Council and Cabinet Member for Community Leadership & Engagement.
She was first elected in 2010 and is currently a Councillor for Norbury Ward.
21st March 7.30pm Jen Craft Labour PPC for Thurrock
PPC for Thurrock Jen Craft
On World Down Syndrome Day Jen will talk on the challenges of parenting a child with additional needs in the current political landscape.
Jen was selected as Labour Candidate for Thurrock in 2022. Thurrock remains a seat Labour needs to win to secure a majority. The Conservatives won the seat by 11,482 with 58.6% of the vote. Labour was second with 34.4% of the vote.
24th April 7.30pm Councillor Margaret Mullane Labour PPC for Dagenham and Rainham
Councillor Margaret Mullane PPC for Dagenham and Rainham
Margaret Mullane has spoken to the Fabians on several of occasions. Margaret was the Labour Candidate for Romford in 2005 and has been a Councillor for Village Ward in Barking and Dagenham Council since 2010. She was selected as prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Dagenham and Rainham in December 2022.
The subject of her talk will be determined nearer the time. As someone once said, a week is a long time in politics!