Tag: Peray Ahmet

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Councillor Peray Ahmet elected new leader of Labour-run Haringey Council

The UK has its second council leader of Turkish Cypriot origin after Councillor Peray Ahmet mounted a successful leadership challenge against the current head of Haringey Labour Joseph Ejiofor. Ahmet beat Ejiofor – the leader of  Haringey Council leader since 2018 – by a single vote, according to a report in local newspaper Ham and […]

News - UK
British Turkish politicians urge the community to vote “REMAIN”

On the eve of the EU Referendum, the polls show just a couple of percentage points between the Remain and Leave camps, with Remain nudging slightly ahead. Clearly every vote counts and with one in ten people yet to make up their minds, both sides have been pushing hard for support in the final day […]

Columnists
Positive action vs positive discrimination

One of the local Turkish language papers posed an important question for the Turkish speaking communities in Britain. “Are we actually united?” The paper, Londra Gazete/London Turkish Gazette is printed bilingually. In the main Turkish pages the question takes the form of “Are we really one?”Freudian slip, or lost in translation? Being “one” and being […]

News - UK
Peray Ahmet – building bridges among Haringey’s diverse communities

  Our final interview in T-VINE’s series on the next generation of British Turkish politicians is with Peray Ahmet, a Labour councillor candidate in the London Borough of Haringey. As friends and family will testify, she is passionate about fighting for social justice and equality, and feels she is at a stage in life where […]