MP Lynne Featherstone held her first surgery at a mosque - in the open air.

The Hornsey and Wood Green MP visited visited Faith Mosque in Caxton Road on Friday to talk to members of the congregation about local issues.

The Liberal Democrat MP entered the mosque after prayers and was given a tour of the women’s area before holding an open-air surgery.

The event was organised by Dr Turhan Ozen, the Liberal Democrat European Parliamentary Elections Candidate for London. 

The MP said: “I would like to thank Turhan for organising this event, and thank the congregation for welcoming me to the mosque. It was great to take advantage of the nice weather and hold an advice surgery outside.

“My team and I spoke with dozens of people and gave them advice on their local issues. We will be making numerous representations to the council and other authorities on their behalf this week.

“I hope this will be the first of many advice surgeries at the mosques in my constituency.”

Faith Mosque is a a branch of Suleymaniye, a mosque serving the British Turkish community.