Category Archive: umakumaran

Mar 10 2015

Not a good week for @Uma_Kumaran – Empty Seats and £1,000

March 4th saw Uma Kumaran’s campaign launch in the 200-seat Byron Hall in Harrow. Unfortunately, only 100 or so people turned up for it, we’re told, leading to ample room (and, presumably, ample tea and biscuits). Quite probably explains why Ms Kumaran’s Twitter feed is absolutely silent on the whole thing – not even a …

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Oct 28 2014

Uma Kumaran: NHS Under Unbearable Pressure in Harrow

Labour’s Parliamentary Candidate for Harrow East, Uma Kumaran, has today highlighted the increasing pressure faced by our NHS in Harrow. Figures released this week show that the North West London Hospitals NHS Trust, the body responsible for Northwick Park Hospital, is one of the worst in the country for meeting government targets. Between July and …

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Oct 18 2014

Kumaran Slaps Blackman over Bedroom Tax vote

Harrow East Parliamentary Candidate Uma Kumaran has slammed Conservative MP Bob Blackman for voting against making carers exempt from the Bedroom Tax yesterday. With an estimated 26,000 carers living across the borough, Bob Blackman’s decision will hurt hundreds of families who are already working day and night to care for loved ones. Around 750 people …

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Aug 01 2014

Thousands of Harrow patients wait over a week to see GP

Almost 1 in 7 patients in Harrow waited seven days or longer to see a GP the last time they tried, an official NHS survey has found. 14% of local patients – 33,413 people – faced a wait of a week or more when they phoned for an appointment in the last year. Labour has pledged to invest …

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Jul 01 2014

Hindu festival celebrated in Harrow East for the first time

Uma Kumaran, Labour Parliamentary Candidate for Harrow East joined hundreds of Hindu worshippers through the streets of Queensbury, as part of the Rath Yatra Utsav festivities on Sunday June 29th The festival, celebrating Hindu God Lord Jagannath, saw three chariots pulled along by hundreds of devotees from Queensbury Park through to Stanmore Temple. On arrival …

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Jun 17 2014

Uma Writes: Harrow Schools Packed to Bursting Point

More than 3,200 Harrow pupils are now being taught in oversized classes – the highest rate seen anywhere in the country. Uma Kumaran, Labour MP Candidate for Harrow East, has exposed the failings of the Tory-led Government in our borough, as David Cameron breaks his election promise of “small schools with smaller class sizes”. New …

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