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The Dreams of Mo and the Race for Opportunity Awards

Guest blog by Nan Tewari  Brent acceptance speech for race equality award I'd like to thank Business in the Community for organising the Race for Opportunity Awards 2015. [I'm absolutely ecstatic at winning this award which will definitely b...
by wembleymatters on Oct 26, 2015

'Misrepresentation' and the racial discrimination Judgment against Brent Council

Guest blog by Philip Grant. This is Philip's response to Muhammed Butt's statement  LINK on the Davani issue. Dear Councillor Butt, Your statement (to members of the Council?) about the Rosemarie Clarke Employment Tribunal case has been p...
by wembleymatters on Aug 1, 2015

Philip Grant: Open letter to Brent Council on Equalities

Guest blog by Philip Grant. The Equalities Committee agenda and papers can be found HERE  Open Letter to Equalities Committee, 9 July 2015 Dear Councillors Pavey, Harrison, Kansagra, Tatler and Thomas, Congratulations on the first mee...
by wembleymatters on Jul 10, 2015

Brent's Muhammed Butt to be London Councils Equalities Lead despite racial discrimination finding

Despite the Employment Tribunal finding that Brent Council racially discriminated against an employee, victimised her and construcitvely dismissed her, Cllr Muhammed Butt, leader of Brent Council was appointed Equalities Lead by London Councils at th...
by wembleymatters on Jun 3, 2015

Cara Davani and Christine Gilbert – Brent’s cover-up continues (or, another Deputation that the Council would not hear!)

Guest blog by Philip Grant“Wembley Matters” readers may be interested to know what happened at Brent’s Scrutiny Committee meeting this evening (Thursday 30 April).  Before it started, I was treated to the sight of Cllr. Butt sitting next t...
by wembleymatters on Apr 30, 2015

Brent Equalities and HR Action Plan under Scrutiny on Thursday

An important meeting takes place on Thursday which I hope will not be over-shadowed by the General Election campaign.At 7pm the Scrutiny Committee, meeting at the Civic Centre, will be considering the Action Plan LINK that has been formulated as a re...
by wembleymatters on Apr 27, 2015

Another Deputation that Brent Council will not hear - important questions for Cllr Butt on senior officers and the Employment Tribunal case

Guest Blog by Philip Grant Three weeks ago “Wembley Matters” carried a guest blog from me about the lack of action taken by Brent Council against Cara Davani and Christine Gilbert for their parts in the victimisation, racial discrimination a...
by wembleymatters on Feb 25, 2015

Pavey Review won't lance Brent's boil but points to future improvements

The Pavey Review which was published last week has this key sentence: It is important to note that the review was not a review of our HR department. It is about the role each person has to play in making Brent Council the best possible place to...
by wembleymatters on Feb 2, 2015

Pavey internal review into Brent Human Resources to be published later this month.

The internal review by Cllr Michael Pavey into possible improvements in policy and practice in he Council's Human Resources department will go before the General Purposes Committee on Thursday January 29th.It should be available on the Council's webs...
by wembleymatters on Jan 7, 2015

Brent Council workers gagged from speaking to councillors over employment discrimination issues

I am, as regular readers will know, not an opponent of the Tory Party, but I was pleased that the Brondesbury Conservative group raised the issue of an independent investigation into the Brent Council Human Resources department at Full Council last w...
by wembleymatters on Dec 15, 2014

Open Letter to Christine Gilbert on the Employment Tribunal case

Local resident Philip Grant, who has been following the Employment Tribunal case closely and engaged with council officers on the issue, has written the following Open Letter to Christine Gilbert, Interim Chief Executive of Brent Council:...
by wembleymatters on Dec 6, 2014

Another ex-employee calls on Brent Council to abandon Employment Tribunal appeal

I am now able to publish the speech made by former Brent Council employee Dyelia Morgan at the recent Harlesden Connects meeting. As Dyelia was delivery her heartfelt message Cllr Muhammed Butt ignored her to the disgust of many residents. Instead he...
by wembleymatters on Nov 12, 2014

Will Brent’s decision to appeal against the Rosemarie Clarke Employment Tribunal judgement be scrutinised? (… or will the attempted cover-up continue?)

This Guest Blog by Philip Grant raises further questions over the lack of scrutiny in Brent as well as the power waged by members of the Corporate Management Team.--> Most readers of Wembley Matters will be aware of the Employment Tribunal d...
by wembleymatters on Nov 2, 2014

‘And the Brent Staff Achievement Award 2014 goes to ….ROSEMARIE CLARKE!’

--> Leader of Council, CEO and Head of HR  celebrate popular public verdict.      Guest Blog by  ‘E.Tribunal’Nice idea? Here’s how to achieve it. Every year London Borough of Brent asks for nomination...
by wembleymatters on Oct 7, 2014

Brent TUC and ex-Labour councillor join call for independent investigation into Brent Council following racism judgment

Brent Trades Union Council (Brent TUC) has followed Brent Green Party in calling for an independent investigation into Brent Council and their Corporate Management Team:This is the resolution passed at their meeting yesterday: DEMAN...
by wembleymatters on Sep 25, 2014

Singaporeans should not blame us Pinoys for not having work

I pity some Singaporeans. They're blaming Filipinos for the hardship they are encountering right now.  Some of my friends who are working there told me that racial hatred is rising against Filipino professionals. Reason? Many young Singaporeans...
by New Philippine Revolution on Jun 30, 2014

Clippers Owner Donald Sterling ‘Doesn’t Want Black People At His Games’

In very ignorant news, Clippers owner Donald Sterling was caught in an audio tape telling his girlfriend, V. Stiviano, that he doesn’t want her bringing black people to his games. […]...
by Spaced Out Magazine on Apr 26, 2014

UN Severely Criticizes U.S. Human Rights Record

An article in The Guardian reports that on Thursday, the UN Human Rights Committee harshly criticized the U.S. for human rights abuses which include racial discrimination, drone attacks, the detention of prisoners at Gitmo,  and even our gun policie...
by Sparking the Left on Mar 13, 2014

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by hastakshep on Sep 1, 2013

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