11 February 2021
Written By hncp

Keir Starmer is new Patron

The Highgate Newtown Community Centre is delighted to announce that Keir Starmer has accepted a role as Patron. Sir Keir made the following statement:

“It’s a great pleasure to take on the role of Patron at Highgate Newtown Community Centre. Since becoming MP for Holborn and St Pancras in 2015, I have been so impressed by the way in which the team here supports, motivates, and brings together its community. No challenge is too great, and it’s exciting to be a part of this spirit.”

Keir Starmer: MP for Holborn and St Pancras and Leader of the Opposition


Robert Aitken, Chair of the Highgate Newtown Community Centre made the following welcome statement:

“On behalf of the board of Highgate Newtown Community Centre I am delighted to welcome Sir Kier Starmer as a patron as we continue to serve our local community through this difficult time. While we have focussed recently on providing crisis support we are looking to the future. We have planned new partnerships with Brookfield Primary School and Channing School to work with us on a number of initiatives for young people and our older residents.  A major focus is planning the necessary fundraising for fit out of the anticipated building by Camden of a new centre for us in Bertram Street. “