The Harrow Times has asked each parliamentary candidate to list five reasons why they should become MP for Brent North at the general election on May 7.

Here independent candidate Elcena Jeffers explains why you should vote for her.

I was born in the Caribbean Island of St Kitts and am the mother of three children and eight grand children. I am a lifelong learner, disabled, and a pensioner.

I have lived in London for around fifty years and although I travel a bit, my home is in the UK.

As a politician, I believe we need to deal with people from pre-birth to post-death. Human rights are the next thing since the Magna Carta, and the average human does not take time out to appreciate other people and how would they manage without them.

In terms of people, the NHS is an international issue.

There is no excuse for poverty all over the world.