Kusum Parashar is a Southall resident and a former adult education lecturer.
Active in Labour’s successful targeting of Ealing’s diverse communities, Parashar emphasises what she sees as Ed Miliband’s green credentials.
“I am standing for worker’s rights in getting a decent living wage and not just a minimum wage, fairness, equality and justice for all and not for just the few,” Parashar told Inside Croydon.
“This Tory-led coalition government has broken many promises as they don’t care for ordinary people of the country. They are far out of touch from ordinary people, unemployed youths, sick and old, women and children, disabled and all.
“This coalition government has trebled the university fees which the LibDems said they wouldn’t. LibDems campaigned against the VAT rise, but they put up VAT.
“Their interest is only in the millionares to make deals and take fast buck and don’t bother with the poor, old, sick and decent working citizens. The fight will go on till people and the workers get their fair genuine rights of a decent living wage and improvements in their standards of living.”
Otherwise, Parashar’s lobbying of local Labour party members has been very low-key, and she and is not expected to progress.
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