Matthew takes part in Bhuddist robe offering ceremony

Matthew was delighted to celebrate Inter-faith Week (11th-18th November) by visiting the Sri Saddhatissa International Buddhist Centre in Kingsbury to witness the Kathina Civara Puja – or robe offering ceremony. The Kathina festival is a major observance of Theravada Buddhism.

Matthew speaks out against anti-Semitism

Matthew was pleased to attend the European Jewish Association’s conference to speak about the threat of political and criminal anti-Semitism.

Matthew backs plan for new deep water facility in Mill Hill

Matthew has thrown his support behind a campaign for a new deep water diving facility at Copthall in Mill Hill. 

Matthew said: "I’m pleased to support North London Aquatics who are crowdfunding to build a new, inclusive and ground-breaking deep water facility at Copthall in Mill Hill.

Matthew leads Parliamentary delegation to Cyprus

Matthew has led a Parliamentary delegation to Cyprus. The London Borough of Barnet has many people of Greek Cypriot heritage and the Council is also twinned with the occupied town of Morphu. As such, Matthew has been involved with the Cyprus issue for many years. 

Are you Hendon’s Best Small Shop?

Matthew is calling on Hendon’s small shopkeepers to enter the Best Small Shops Competition, celebrating the creativity of small shops and the central role they play in their local community.

Incident at Parliament - Statement by Matthew

'Whilst it is still too early to say why this incident occurred, the police are treating it as a terrorist attack and the thought of terrorism remains at the forefront of many people's minds.