June Round-Up

3rd June: Speaking out against Al Quds Day

I spoke out at a demonstration against the Al Quds Day rally. 

7th June: Discussions on UK-Cypriot relations post-Brexit

Matthew welcomes symbolic rebirth of West Hendon at new temple

Matthew was delighted to visit the Sri Jeya Veera Hanuman Temple as it moved to a new address in West Hendon Broadway. This was to witness the Kumbabishegam of the Hanuman deity, a ritual that seeks to homogenize, synergize and unite the mystic powers.

Matthew enjoys 2019 Maccabi GB Fun Run

Matthew joined over 7,000 people who took part in the Maccabi GB Community Fun Run at Allianz Park to raise funds for charities and schools.

Matthew takes action on climate change

Matthew met with constituents who took part in The Time Is Now climate change lobby of Parliament. Speaking with several residents he outlined the actions being taken by the Government in addressing this vitally important issue.

Matthew celebrates Thank a Teacher Day

This Thank a Teacher Day, Wednesday 19 June, Matthew has paid tribute to teachers across the Hendon constituency, whose hard work means that more children are gaining the education they need to get on in life.   

Matthew praises community work of Edgware Abbey

Matthew was honoured to attend the annual service and open day at the Edgware Abbey Anglican Community of St Mary at the Cross in Edgware. This small Benedictine community still lives and prays in a small part of Edgware and are often overlooked by many local people. 

Matthew welcomes reassurance for UK ex-pats in Cyprus

Matthew has received reassurance from the High Commissioner of The Republic of Cyprus that, subject to reciprocity, Cyprus will safeguard the rights of British citizens living and working in Cyprus following Brexit.

Matthew speaks out against Al Quds Day rally

Matthew took part in the opposition demonstration to the Al Quds Day rally in central London at the weekend. The controversial Al Quds Day rally, held each year, was created by the Iranian government in 1979 to ‘express support for the Palestinian people’ and to oppose the state of Israel.

Matthew praises work of Hendon PDSA

Matthew was pleased to visit the PDSA animal charity in Hendon to see for himself the work being undertaken by the vets and veterinary assistants.