Activities and Campaigns

COVID-19 virus

The virus does discriminate

Check out my article published by Left Foot Forward about how the coronavirus interacts with inequality. “New briefings from the Institute of Fiscal Studies have revealed that

Clap for the NHS

Clap for the NHS

Moving tribute (#ClapforNHS) to the heroism of #NHS staff again tonight. Very impressed with local residents’ chanting here! The Government must guarantee, as a matter of urgency,

Letter to Tim Martin

Letter to Weatherspoons

People need to pay rent, buy food and all so often because of low wages, do not have savings to depend upon. Hence, I added

Early Day Motion on price increases

Yesterday I tabled an Early Day Motion (EDM #318) and have written to the Secretary of State for the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial

Intervention on local services

It is very moving that people locally are trying to support each other the best they can. I pay tribute to public sector workers, who

Question on overcrowding

Many of my constituents live in deeply overcrowded households and within those households are grandparents who will find themselves looking after children from Friday onwards,

Question on mental health challenges

Many constituents who are self-isolating, especially those who are expected to self-isolate for extended periods, may face loneliness and other mental health challenges. The Chancellor

Holding government to account on COVID19

I am continuing to hold the Government to account – calling for the proper scale of interventions required to secure proper funding of public services

Interview with Channel S

I was pleased to have the opportunity to talk to Channel S TV about the motion I tabled in Parliament in support of community language

Martyr's Day 2020

Martyr’s Day commemoration

Tonight people will gather to lay flowers on the Shaheed Minar martyrs’ monument. Martyrs’ Day commemorates those who lost their lives campaigning for the Bengali

Save our Community Language Services

Tower Hamlets Community Language Service is close to my heart. It is about the cultural identity of our diverse population in the East End –

First surgery

I’ve seen a number of constituents at my first surgery at the Chrisp Street Idea Store this morning and look forward to progressing their cases