Activities and Campaigns

Newsletter 23 June 2020

Newsletter from Apsana Begum MP I am emailing to update with a summary of my work representing Poplar and Limehouse.  For more detailed information my

Letter on homelessness crisis

I have organised 29 cross party MPs to sign a joint letter warning of a coming ‘cliff-edge’ as the programme housing people experiencing homelessness in

Westferry Printworks Development

In the real world beyond dinners with billionaires, many constituents in Poplar and Limehouse struggle with the near-impossible situation of having soaring monthly rents, which

Shukri Abdi and her family deserve justice

Thousands have written to their MPs, alarmed by the handling of this case.‬ ‪With Bell Ribeiro-Addy, Zarah Sultana MP and Claudia Webbe MP, I’ve called on the Government to

The impact on BAME communities

🎥 Grenfell three years on and the impact of COVID19 on BAME communities ➡️ Not one service cut or policy implemented should go ahead if it unfairly

Letter on Free School Meals

Earlier this week, I collaborated with a number of cross party MPs to call on the Government to ensure that children will not needlessly go

Letter on social care worker pay

I am proud to have signed this joint letter calling on the Government to increase the pay of social care workers and nurses to at

Letter on debt management

I was one of a number of MPs that wrote a letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer on debt management to provide a clearer

Statement on George Floyd

There must be justice for George Floyd. As Angela Davis said: “In a racist society, it is not enough to be non-racist, we must be

Food Hub

Dawatul Islam’s Food Hub has been delivering food, providing befriending services and carrying out shopping for locals experiencing food insecurity or unable to leave their