Talking about loneliness…

The  co-chairwoman of the Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness talked movingly about the problems faced by members of society, as part of a lecture series

Rachel Reeves MP – sister of Ellie, Labour MP for Lewisham West and Penge – talked to an audience of more than 200 people last month at William Booth College in Denmark Hill about “Young or Old Loneliness Doesn’t Discriminate” for the second Tony Lynes Memorial Lecture.

Rachel, who was born and raised in Lewisham and went to Cator Park School in Bromley spoke about Tony’s legacy and his belief that community action could and did make a difference.

The chairman was Councillor Peter John, Leader of Southwark council supported by Cllr Charlie Smith, Mayor of Southwark and chairman of Southwark Pensioners’ Centre.

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