I’m pleased to Chair the APPG on Domestic Abuse & Violence at this pivotal moment in lawmaking. With Women’s Aid we are calling on transformative responses to
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My condolences are with the loved ones of those who sadly lost loved ones over the past few weeks in the pandemic. Reports from
A comprehensive strategy is still needed to address the disproportionate effect of the pandemic on ethnic minority communities – one that is honest about the
Whilst the growth in digital technology is welcome, the value of local libraries cannot be understated, including the value of physically accessing books. There are
Students have been completely failed by the Government during this pandemic. I’ve signed this letter from Claudia Webbe challenging the marketisation of higher education and
Ethnic minority communities have been hit hardest by the second wave of Covid-19, with little action from the Government to address this. Today I asked
The Government need to allocate more time to evaluate the rollout of the vaccine roll out, including the disproportionate impact of Covid on ethnic minority
When it is your turn, please take the vaccine.
The Indian Government continue incarceration against peaceful protesters including farmers. They are also shutting down reporting. These violations of democratic principles should be subject to
The Government needs to stop passing the buck and front up to the mistakes which have led to the cladding scandal. Nobody should have to
The war against Yemen has left more than 250,000 dead. The Biden administration have at least committed to ending US involvement in the war. Our
The “Spy Cops” Bill returned to the House this week to consider amendments from the Lords. The proposed amendments put limits on the scope and
Challenges to student mental health should not be exacerbated by the demands of rent. I’m co-sponsoring this Early Day Motion on university student demands from Zarah
Last night I spoke to Carole Walker and Times Radio on Government narratives blaming ethnic minority communities for the disproportionate impact of coronavirus on them.
It’s high time the Prime Minister recognised the role of structural racism in the pandemic.
Truths on war crimes should not remain classified, nor those who bring us it be punished. Prosecute war criminals not truth tellers. On #FreeJulianAssange at Stop
The Tory Government have continually & disgracefully overlooked the effect of Covid-19 on BAME Communities
The Conservative Government have continually and disgracefully overlooked the effect of COVID-19 on BAME communities. My latest for Labour Outlook here: The Tory Government have
Along with 29 Parliamentarians, I have written to the Secretary of State for Health Matt Hancock to:➡️ Ensure Joint Committee on Vaccine Immunisation review and