My Vote Matters, by Lakshmi Kaul

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Eastern Eye Election Debate with Shailesh Vara

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On Monday, the Dhamecha Lohana Community Centre in North London hosted the second round of the Eastern Eye election debates. Moderated by the eminent Nihal (or “Poundland Paxman”, as he referred to himself last week) from the BBC Asian Network, Lord Dholakia (Lib Dems), Barry Gardiner (Labour) and Shailesh Vara (Conservatives) discussed a range of topics including immigration, the health service, British-Indian relations, education, safety and caste legislation.

Some of the highlights from the debate: