Leader of the House of Lords Baroness Amos was the VIP guest at the Labour Party's Southwark Ethnic Minorities Forum day conference.
Baroness Amos and Val Shawcross
The gathering at the Blackfriars Settlement building in Rushworth Street later heard an adrdess by fellow London Assembly member Jeanette Arnold on Crime and Community Safety. Other speakers included Labour Party Ethnic Minorities Officer Annie Keys and Head of Integration at HSBC Mary Foulkes.
Valerie Amos, a former Overseas Development Secretary, is Leader of the House of Lords and President of the Council.