Happy Diwali

To everyone celebrating Diwali here in the UK and around the world, I want to wish you all a happy Diwali and a joyful and successful new year.

Diwali, in the Hindu tradition, celebrates the homecoming of Lord Rama and Sita, who had been in exile for 14 years.

Campaigning in Northwood Ward

It's always great campaigning in your home ward - although it does take twice as long as any other ward when you knock on the doors of your friends and neighbours!

In conversation with The Rt. Hon. Sir Hugh Robertson

As Director of Strategy and Education at UK Anti-Doping, I had the privilege of hosting a three day conference at Wilton Park, with attendees from around the world. I had the pleasure of interviewing Sir Hugh, who was the keynote speaker.

Resham Kotecha at the Big Tent Ideas Festival

Thank you so much to the Big Tent Ideas Festival for a thought-provoking day of debate across the political spectrum. It was a pleasure to speak with impressive panellists Nimco Ali, Andrew Copson, Shabnam Nasimi - chaired by equally impressive Nora Mulready. 

Resham Kotecha attends Festival of Ideas

It was a pleasure to attend The Ditchley Foundation's Festival of Ideas.

The The Ditchley Foundation was established in 1958 to promote international collaboration and Anglo-American relations. I’ve been involved with Ditchley since last year, as part of a working group.