Friday, 12 March 2010
A minute for mothers
Just back from the House of Commons where Councillor Katie and I had a lovely time drinking tea in the Members' Dining Room and listening to the amazing Annie Lennox speak in support of Save the Children's A Minute for Mothers campaign. We each laid a white rose outside the Houses of Parliament to symbolise the lives lost each day by mothers during pregnancy and childbirth.
After the speeches I managed to shake Annie Lennox by the hand and thank her for her public support for the Green Party. She told me she always votes Green because it's what she believes in.
Annie's message to us when we told her that Greens were on track to elect our first MP this year in Brighton? "Go Girls!!"
Photo by Richard Stonehouse, Stonehouse Photographic www.stonehousephotographic.com