Three Nottingham City MPs in Q&A with Nottingham Jewish Community
An opportunity to ask Nottingham City Labour MPs questions on a wide range of topics...
Chaired by Board of Deputies of British Jews Director of Public Affairs Phil Rosenberg.
Hosted by Nottingham Liberal Synagogue.
Wednesday February 17th 7.30pm - 9.00pm
An opportunity to ask Nottingham City Labour MPs questions on a wide range of topics: from the EHRC report and anti-Semitism in the Labour Party, to Israel and other issues important to the Jewish community, to the Covid pandemic and to local Nottingham issues.
As Director of Public Affairs, Phil Rosenberg leads on the Board’s policy, strategic relations, advocacy and communications, as well as its eight-person Public Affairs Team. Previously Phil was Executive Director of the Faiths Forum for London and the Fayre Share Foundation, and served as a Councillor for the West Hampstead ward of the London Borough of Camden. He is Co-Chair of the Camden Faith Leaders Forum. He studied Spanish, Hebrew and Arabic at Oxford University and he loves travel, playing football, running, reading and his wife Frances.
“Lilian has been the Labour Member of Parliament for Nottingham South since May 2010, and has held a number of posts, including Assistant Whip, Shadow Transport Minister and Shadow Secretary of State for Transport. Lilian was a member of the Education Select Committee from 2016-2017 and chaired the Transport Select Committee from July 2017 until the 2019 General Election. Lilian now chairs Parliament’s Finance Committee.
Lilian always seeks to support her Jewish constituents, is a member of Labour Friends of Israel and an active member of the All-Party Parliament Group on Antisemitism."
Alex Norris has been the Labour and Co-operative MP for Nottingham North since June 2017. As part of Labour’s Shadow Health Team, he holds the portfolio for Prevention, Public Health and Primary Care. Prior to becoming a Member of Parliament, Alex was a Nottingham City Councillor holding responsibility for Adults and Health and also worked as a Trade Union Organiser.
Nadia Whittome MP was elected in 2019 as the Member of Parliament for Nottingham East and at 24 is Parliament’s youngest MP. Nadia takes home a workers’ wage as an MP, donating the remainder of her MP salary to local causes.
Before her election, Nadia worked as a hate crime worker in Nottingham, and prior to that as a care worker. Inspired to enter politics in response to the Bedroom Tax, Nadia is a passionate advocate for participatory democracy and remains a committed activist and campaigner on migrants’ rights, workers’ rights, climate justice, and child poverty.