Activities and Campaigns

Amendment to immigration bill

I am proud to have signed this reasoned amendment to the Immigration Bill (which is having its 2nd Reading today) calling for an end to

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Article on bailouts

“In the wake of coronavirus, there’s an emerging new consensus that government support should never be unconditional and public money must always be used in

Letter on state support for big business

If big business want public support, they should pay their fair share towards society’s upkeep. See here my letter to the Chancellor, written with Zarah Sultana

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Tower Hamlets COVID-19 Lockdown Experience

I’ve participated in this series of lockdown experience messages alongside activists. With the weather getting warmer it can feel tempting to spend longer outdoors and

VE Day

On VE Day we celebrate the triumph of humanity over hate. We remember people in the UK and in our Commonwealth whose bravery and ultimate

Anniversary of murder of Altab Ali

Today marks the anniversary of the murder of Altab Ali, a 25-year-old Bangladeshi Sylheti clothing worker, who was murdered on 4 May 1978, as he

Speech on Fire Safety Bill,

Yesterday I spoke in the 2nd Reading of the Fire Safety Bill in Parliament about how it is utterly unacceptable that residential blocks in my

Letter on nursery furlough payments

I have been contacted by local nurseries, regarding the recent information stating that nurseries would not be able to claim furlough payment for all employees

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Ramadan Greetings

Wishing everyone in Poplar and Limehouse a very blessed Ramadan  Here’s my message to you.

Update on my work

An update from me for Poplar & Limehouse constituents including my work to ensure the Government suspends hostile environment policies, the repatriation of constituents from

Letter to Matt Hancock

Letter to Matt Hancock on Hostile environment

The Hostile Environment in the NHS has led to migrants with Covid-19 symptoms passing away without seeking treatment. With Zarah Sultana MP & Bell Ribeiro-Addy MP, I co-ordinated