Youth engagement

Chuka met with local young people from across Lambeth to discuss political engagement, including lowering the voting age, the the European Referendum, and Brexit.  Continue reading

Clapham Park

Chuka and local councillors met representatives of the Metropolitan Housing Trust to discuss the regeneration plans of the Clapham Park area. Continue reading


Chuka met with local religious leaders, Rabbi Janet Darley, Reverend David Musgrave, and Reverend Ruth Burge-Thomas to discuss the ongoing global refugee crisis. Continue reading

City Heights Academy

Chuka visited City Heights Academy to be interviewed about politics by two Year 9 students as part of the BBC News School Report series. He was asked about his views on a range of topics including his experience as an MP.  Continue reading

Lambeth Town Hall

Chuka joined Councillor Lib Peck (Lambeth Council Leader) and Councillor Paul McGlone (Deputy Leader) to meet with Dan Murray the programme manager and other members of the team involved of the planning and redevelopment of the new town hall project. Continue reading

Streatham & Clapham High School

Chuka met with a group of students from Streatham & Clapham High School to discuss International Women’s Day and women’s rights.  Continue reading

L&Q London Housing Association

Chuka met with Barbara Marsh, Assistant Director of L&Q Homes, and Councillor Malcolm Clark to discuss the new refurbishments that had taken place at the properties owned by the L&Q Group. Continue reading

Brixton Soup Kitchen

Chuka met with volunteers and staff of the Brixton Soup Kitchen to discuss how progress is being made with recent investment and to see the new boiler installed by LS1 kitchens.   Continue reading

Black Cultural Archives

Chuka met with the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall at the Black Cultural Archives to show them around the upcoming exhibition on the role of African-Caribbean personnel in the Royal Air Force. Continue reading

Selhurst Park

Chuka, a lifelong Palace fan, visited Selhurst Park to discuss the work of the Crystal Palace foundation with its CEO Mike Summer and other representatives Continue reading