Stephen Lawrence Memorial Lecture

Apr 24, 2015 | | Say something

September 10th, 2010 Last night Oona gave the annual Stephen Lawrence Memorial Lecture. You can read her speech in ful below: OONA KING SPEECH Thursday 9th September STEPHEN LAWRENCE MEMORIAL LECTURE CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Good evening. It is a great pleasure to be here. Indeed, it is an honour to be in the presence of […more]

why oona for mayor

Apr 22, 2015 | | Say something

“With every member I speak to and every member I meet with there is a palpable hunger for change, new ideas and a new approach to the issues facing London and Labour. It would be a fatal mistake to return to the electorate with the same policy platform, the same offer, to re-fight a carbon […more]

Oona’s blog – Wednesday, 15 September

Apr 18, 2015 | | Say something

September 15th, 2010 Here in Britain we stand for election, while the Americans run for office. I know I have American blood in me (thanks Dad) because of the pace I’m moving at. Among my many engagements yesterday were visits to Sikh and Hindu temples in Southall, and last night I hosted a campaign dinner […more]

oonas blog monday 20 september

Apr 18, 2015 | | Say something

The big week has finally arrived. On Saturday we’ll know who the new leader is. And what a difference this will make. Tony Blair and Gordon Brown were the big dominant figures for the best part of two decades. With both of them now having left the stage this truly will be the start of […more]

The fight to change London for good will go on

Apr 18, 2015 | | Say something

September 24th, 2010 Now that the results are in I want to thank all my supporters from the bottom of my heart for the support you’ve given to me during this contest. I particularly want to thank the incredible team who worked so hard for me through a long summer. I have been overwhelmed by […more]