6TH June @ 7.30pm Jacqui Smith

Monday June 6th Jacqui Smith 7.30pm

Harold Wood Neighbourhood Centre, 124 Gubbins Lane RM3 0QA

The venue is a short walk from Harold Wood station towards St. Peter’s Church, which is just before  the venue which is opposite  the Ingrebourne Hub. This is on the 294 Bus Route.

Jacqui Smith joined us in October 2021 as chair in common of our trust and Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust.

For the past eight years, Jacqui has been chair of University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust. In 1997, she was elected as the MP for Redditch and served for 13 years. She was one of the longest serving ministers in the Labour government and the first female Home Secretary. 

Jacqui is also Chair of the Sandwell Children’s Trust, the Jo Cox Foundation and the Precious Trust which is a Birmingham based charity that supports girls at risk of violence or exploitation. She is a Trustee of the Kings Fund and works in the Middle East supporting parliamentary and political development. 

Jacqui is a weekly contributor to Good Morning Britain and presents the ‘For the Many’ podcast. 

We are delighted to welcome 

Councillor Elizabeth Kangethe Cabinet Member & Champion for Disabled People Barking and Dagenham Councillor 2014 to date

Barking & Dagenham Cabinet Member Elizabeth Kangathe is on the panel on 25th January

Councillor Keith Darvill Leader of the Labour Group Havering Council – Councillor 2002- to date MP for Upminster 1997-2001

Former Councillor Ray Harris Councillor Barking and Dagenham 1978-82, Councillor Newham 1982-86 and Councillor London Borough of Havering 1998-2006 (Leader 1998-2002)

Ray Harris – Councillor on 3 local authorities and Havering Council Leader 1998-2002 – is on the panel on the 25th January

Upcoming Meetings

14th dECEMBER 7.30PM 

We are delighted that on the 14th December we will have a panel on autism including a speaker from the Sycamore Trust (an Autism Charity based in Barking and Dagenham as well as Romford) and Romford Labour’s Angelina Leatherbarrow.

Labour Neuroscience helped produce a Labour Manifesto on autism –


The meeting will be on Tuesday 14th December 7.30-9.30 pm St Josephs Social Hall 117 St Marys Lane Upminster RM14 2QB

We look forward to seeing you there




and in 2022…

Speakers in the pipeline include

Wes Streeting  MP, 4th February 8pm

Jacqui Smith 
Former Home Secretary and MP for Redditch  and current Chair of the Barking Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust will speak on local Health issues 

Deputy Leader of Barking and Dagenham Council Samia Ashraf


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