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The Charity Awards

I’m honoured to be invited to present an award at the Charity Awards 2015 on 18th June in London. https://lnkd.in/ec-m3HH As a recipient of scholarships, I’m grateful for the ability to train as a barrister. Accordingly, I devo te 1/3 of my professional time to charitable causes, boards and volunteering in my community. I’m now looking for […]

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Sophia’s Shortlists

Labour Leaders Timetable: the nominations open on Tuesday 9 June and close on Monday 15 June. The ballot papers will be sent on 14 August and there will be a Special Conference to announce the Labour Leader on 12 September. Hustings – two days later on Wednesday 17 June. This allows all the candidates, who […]

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The Queen’s Speech – Too Fast Too Furious

We can only imagine what would have happened if Labour had won the election. But, David’s driving now, and Ed’s not even in the car. Ed is waiting at the bus stop waiting to catch a bus back to the backbenches, whilst David’s just driven through a puddle, splashing him. What would the Queen’s speech […]

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ITV Opinion Room

ITV Opinion Room

http://www.tubechop.com/watch/6231121

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Politics

How do you defend the #TradeUnions? Why? The weekend Equal Pay The Minimum Wage Maternity Pay Race Discrim. #pmqs pic.twitter.com/tGrcncouRZ — Tweet by Seat! with (@UndercoverMutha) February 25, 2015

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Women's Rights Tweets

Women’s Rights Tweets

British #Feminism : Married Women’s Property Act The vote The Abortion Act The pill The Equal Pay Act No #page3 pic.twitter.com/ysV70qaRml — Tweet by Seat! with (@UndercoverMutha) January 20, 2015 I can see the ghosts of 1000 of suffragettes punching the air tonight with the quality of women at the #leadersdebate pic.twitter.com/wSwN0ogl0K — Tweet by […]

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Legal Aid Tweets

Legal Aid Tweets

When violent abusive men don’t get #Legalaid they can x-examine their exs. Equality before the law? — Tweet by Seat! with (@UndercoverMutha) October 28, 2011 In my day, you got access to a lawyer based on merit and need not credit and greed #GrandmaGreatBritain #legalaid pic.twitter.com/vCDSIwzzEM — Tweet by Seat! with (@UndercoverMutha) July 29, 2014 […]

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Book Sophia for consultancy work

Book Sophia for consultancy work

The ability to effectively present yourself for social, broadcast and print media requires pinpoint advocacy. What is advocacy? Advocacy is the ability to persuade an audience and to maintain an argument and deliver your opinion. Now, a camera, a video and a presentation is a daily occurrence for high-level executives. What does it take to […]

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Schrödinger's Election: why do you feel your vote counts but it doesn't really at the same time. #ge2015

Schrödinger’s Election: why do you feel your vote counts but it doesn’t really at the same time. #ge2015

For the first time in history you can register to vote online. This feels like the election where you are the most engaged and the most informed. This is Election 2.0. We are told that your vote counts, but due to the first past the post system in this Parliamentary democracy, unfortunately, it doesn’t. Accordingly, […]

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The depressing similarity between the Delhi bus driver Mukesh Singh and Oxford's Police

The depressing similarity between the Delhi bus driver Mukesh Singh and Oxford’s Police

You might not have seen the new BBC documentary India’s Daughter yet. But it’s likely you will have heard of the shocking interview that the bus driver Mukesh Singh gives in it. Singh, who’s awaiting the death penalty, talks frankly about his involvement in the brutal gang rape and murder of a young undergraduate on […]

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Putin, Literature and the Freedom of Speech

Putin, Literature and the Freedom of Speech

The most commonly quoted call for a remote political kill is found, not in the popular spy thriller, The Bourne Identity rather, the best quote is found in British history lessons and Christian churches. It is the call for assassins, with Henry II’s apocryphal whine, “Will no one rid me of this troublesome priest?” Apparently, […]

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Ukip's Rozanne Duncan might not like 'negroid features', but we shouldn't call her racist

Ukip’s Rozanne Duncan might not like ‘negroid features’, but we shouldn’t call her racist

Is Rozanne Duncan, the ex-UKIP councillor who made “jawdropping” remarks during the BBC’s “Meet The Ukippers”, actually racist? In her own words, she has an implacable hostility problem with “negroes” and negroid features. So far so prejudiced, I’m sure many of you will say. However, in my opinion, as a “Negress” with classic “negroid” features […]

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What's Gender Got To Do With It? Women and the Economy

What’s Gender Got To Do With It? Women and the Economy

Panel discussion organised by St Paul’s Institute, Women’s Budget Group and the Women’s Resource Centre. Held at St Paul’s Cathedral on 26th January 2015.

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