Archive for May, 2012

Have Your Say Day – 27th June 2012

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

We are very pleased to announce the details of Britain’s first ‘Have Your Say Day’!

Have Your Say Day will be on Wednesday, 27th June 2012

– exactly a month before the start of the Olympic Games
– from 10.00am to 11.30 am in the Council Chamber, Town Hall, Mare Street, Hackney,E8 1EA
– Opened by Diane Abbott, MP, Shadow Public Health Minister
– An opportunity for young people 15-19 to say what they think on issues of the day
– Time for people of any age to Have their Say after
– No need to disrupt the Boat Race or Leveson Inquiry. You can Have Your Say on any non-racist topic.

We look forward to welcoming all who wish to have their say! (more…)

Have Your Say Day

Monday, May 14th, 2012

It happened during the Boat Race, a lone protester dived in, swam between the boats,
almost decapitated by highly-educated oarsmen, a literal
meaning to “making headway,” had he not ducked under the blades
in the nick of time. Not a pretty sight, especially at tea time on tv! He was against
elitism, so am I, but I won’t be copying him; it’s a bit elitist to think you have the right to
disrupt anything and everything.

There is a huge risk that groups or individuals with a bee in their bonnet, a strong
belief, cause or grievance will try to disrupt the London Olympics in some way;
obstructing marathon runners, streaking at the football, abseiling down the stadium,
parachuting into beach volleyball – you name it, they’ll try it! (more…)