I have been involved with Labour Party since my school days as teenager. I have also worked towards building a fairer society for all especially people who are most excluded.
I have been Chairman of Action on Disability and Development a International a Development Agency. I was a Member the Statutory Committee of the Equality Human Rights Commission.
I have experience in the public sector leadership and governance both at local and national level. I have served three terms as a Disability Rights Commissioner. I was Lead Commissioner working with public authorities and Local Government Association to ensure inclusive public services.
I have served on Equality 2025 advising Ministers and Senior Government Officials on Public Policy. I was member of Independent Living Scrutiny Group in Whitehall. I served as Observer Member of All Party Group and Parliamentary and Trustee Disability Rights UK. A Member of Youth Citizen Commission.
I was elected in May 2015 and joined the Cabinet as Cabinet Member for Corporate Services and Finance I understand challenges facing disabled people as part of austerity measures at grassroot level.
The above experiences will enable me to make positive contributions to the role as executive Member.