Belfast Telegraph

Ellie Goulding claims snub by David Cameron over women's issues talks

Pop star Ellie Goulding said she was snubbed by the Prime Minister after asking to discuss women's issues with him.

The Starry Eyed singer wanted to meet with David Cameron in her role as patron for the Marylebone Project, which is dedicated to helping homeless women in London.

But the 29-year-old, who has campaigned for vulnerable people since rising to fame, said she and project chief executive Mark Russell were told the PM didn't have the time to meet with them.

She told The Mirror: "We genuinely just wanted a chat to see what his view was on it. We're not trying to confront him.

"Mark reached out to talk about the recent housing bills and received one of those standard letters, so I don't know whether he even saw it or not.

"I can't say at this point that he's not interested, as I don't know if that's the case. It might be that he's looking for an opportunity to do something."

A spokesman for the Prime Minister declined to comment.


From Belfast Telegraph