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Activities and Campaigns

50 years since Bangladesh was formed

Today we marked 50 years since Victory Day in 1971 when Bangladesh was formed after the War of Liberation. Shubo Bijoy Dibosh . Here with

Stop #NationalityAndBordersBill

Outside Parliament campaigning to stop #NationalityAndBordersBill – solidarity knows no borders #RefugeesWelcome

Solidarity with Goldsmiths UCU

This morning I joined Michael Rosen Gary Younge and Owen Jones to stand in solidarity with Goldsmiths UCU on their strike. 3 weeks on their

#SmallBusinessSaturday

Local businesses – the lifeblood of our communities – have faced huge adversity this year. Today on #SmallBusinessSaturday I’m visiting them to show our support.

Visiting Mulberry School

It was moving to return to my former school Mulberry School today to meet Politics students and discuss being a working-class Muslim woman in politics.

Acquired Brain Injury Bill

Really pleased that Government has given into pressure & adopted the measures outlined in Chris Bryant MP’s Acquired Brain Injury Bill. Proud to have supported

Kee Khobor

An absolute pleasure to join the innovative #KeeKhobor team with last night at Root 25 to celebrate #Freedom50 and British Bangladeshi heritage through the art

The John McDonnell lecture

The John McDonnell lecture – The Political Economy to Secure Socialist Change in 21st Century. Introduced by Apsana Begum. In partnership with Claim the Future.

Visit to HMP Thorn Cross

Today the Education Committee visited HMP Thorn Cross as part of our Prison Education Inquiry. We spoke to current prisoner learners undertaking academic and vocational

Islamophobia Awareness Month 2021

Islamophobia is on the rise under this government. Today I shared my own experiences in Parliament during a debate for Islamophobia Awareness Month.