Posts tagged Councillors
Councillor Karen Bellamy Raises the Bar above Poverty

Councillor Karen Bellamy is one of the hardest working Councillor in the borough, who had set up food banks and other centres for people to donate to just to save families from starvation. She has spent much of her time bringing education into families whose language may not be English and creating a community where people look out for each other. 

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Hail the Diversity Champion Councillor Sanchia Alasia

Councillor Sanchia Alasia, policy winner for the 2014 Grassroot Diplomat Initiative Award, was chosen for her work on equality and diversity. Successfully winning her position in May 2010 by unseating BNP member Robert Bailey, Cllr Alasia become the youngest woman on the council. Now, as part of the Labour Black Women’s network, Cllr Alasia mentors women as well as pointing them to shadowing opportunities, so that they can learn more about how to get involved in local politics and public life. 

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Mayor of Lambeth Councillor Adedamola Aminu Shortlisted for Prestigious Award

Mayor of Lambeth Cllr Adedamola Aminu is announced as one of 60 shortlisted nominees for the 3rd Annual Grassroot Diplomat Initiative Award. Cllr Aminu is nominated for his outstanding contribution to the growth and development of young people and minority communities expanding outside the Borough of Lambeth.

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Wolverhampton Councillor Arun Photay Nominated for The SHARAN Project

A passionate and dedicated campaigner, prospective MP for Yardley Councillor Arun Photay has been nominated for the 3rd Annual Grassroot Diplomat Initiative Awards for his active work in growing and promoting local charity the SHARAN Project in Wolverhampton. 

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Councillor Kamaljit Chana Reverse Dragon’s Den Initiative Shortlisted for Award

Councillor Kamaljit Singh Chana of Harrow Council has been shortlisted under the Business Driver category for the 2nd Grassroot Diplomat Initiative Award. The Councillor is nominated for the launch of his detailed survey for local businesses in the area.

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Councillor Sanchia Alasia Nominated for Equality and Diversity Agenda

Labour Councillor Ms Sanchia Alasia has been shortlisted under the Policy Driver category for the 2nd Annual Grassroot Diplomat Initiative Award. The councillor has been nominated for pushing for equality and diversity throughout her career.

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Welsh Autism Champion Councillor Elin Walker Jones Nominated for Award

Councillor Elin Walker Jones of Cyngor Gwynedd Council has been shortlisted under the Social Driver category for the 2nd Annual Grassroot Diplomat Initiative Award. The Councillor is nominated for championing the cause of people with autism in the county.

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Sedgemoor Councillor Duncan McGinty Nominated for Nuclear Community Benefits

Councillor Duncan McGinty of Sedgemoor District Council has been shortlisted under the Policy Driver category for the 2nd Annual Grassroot Diplomat Initiative Award. The Councillor is nominated for securing a multi-million pound benefit package for communities set to host the country’s first third generation new nuclear power station. 

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Former Camden Mayor Councillor Abdul Quadir Abseiled His Way into Award Nomination

Former Mayor of Camden Councillor Abdul Quadir has been shortlisted under the Social Driver category for the 2nd Annual Grassroot Diplomat Initiative Award. The Councillor is nominated for his tireless campaign in raising awareness and funds for his chosen charity, Action on Hearing Loss.

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Councillor Lindsey Hall Shortlisted for Multi-Million Pound Benefit Fraud Crackdown

Councillor Lindsey Hall of Westminster City Council has been nominated for the inaugural Grassroot Diplomat Initiative Award for her investigation of suspected Housing Benefit Fraud. Nominated under the Policy Driver category, Councillor Hall secured Government backing following her white paper to Government in September 2010.

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London Councillor Rajwant Sidhu Award Nomination for Greenwich Green Initiative

Councillor Rajwant Singh Sidhu of Woolwich and Greenwich Council has been nominated for the inaugural Grassroot Diplomat Initiative Award who has facilitated environmental change within the Greenwich borough. 

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London Councillor Chris Maines Award Nomination for Olympics Business Stream

Councillor Chris Maines of Blackheath has been nominated for the inaugural Grassroot Diplomat Initiative Award  under the Business Driver category for his outstanding contribution supporting local businesses in the Blackheath area during the London 2012 Olympics.

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