New Arrival

My apologies for the period of silence on this blog. Last week, Erika and I celebrated the arrival of our first child, Peter. Both mum and son are doing very well. I have taken some time off but normal service will be resumed shortly!

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Campaign to Save NSPCC Surrey branch

I have written the following open letter to Andrew Flanagan, Chief Executive of the NSPCC: Dear Mr Flanagan CLOSURE OF SURREY BRANCH OF THE NSPCC I am writing in relation to the planned closure of the Surrey Branch of the NSPCC in Leatherhead. I have spoken to Julie Cole, NSPCC Regional head of Services in […]

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Supporting Familes Through the Downturn

Last week, I visited Esher Citizen’s Advice Bureau (see below), which covers a large area across Elmbridge. I was briefed by Linda Wheatley on the daily local problems they are seeing during the economic downturn. For February 2010, they have witnessed a 35% increase in the total number of problems reported, compared to the same […]

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