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Activities and Campaigns

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.

Second amendment to Health and Care Bill

My New Clause 54 commits the Secretary of State produce equality impact assessments for each provision of the #HealthAndCareBill. Deeds are more important than words

Amendment to Health and Care Bill

The unequal differences between migrant and non-migrant using our healthcare services is well documented. My Amendment 99 would place an emphasise on NHS bodies taking

Suffragette City

The militant Suffragette protests have been sanitised and deemed civil in retrospect, fudging over how ‘law and order’ was challenged and responded to with state

Stop Sea Blasts

Around the UK old munitions are detonated to clear the seabed & install wind farms, harming marine life. Stop Sea Blasts have been campaigning for

Brain Injury Bill

1.4m people in the UK live with Acquired Brain Injury but there is no national strategy on prevention and improving the quality of life. Today,

Remembrance Service

Earlier today I attended the Remembrance Service at the Merchant Navy Memorial. I laid a wreath in Remembrance of soldiers and civilians who lost their

Visit to Tower of London

Today, I visited the Tower of London and met with Director Andrew Jackson and team about their upcoming plans.

Bangladeshi Caterers Association UK awards

Delighted to have met constituents & Bangladeshi journalists at Bangladeshi Caterers Association UK’s awards & Diamond Jubilee celebrations. The catering industry has weathered many storms

Visit to Lincoln Pharmacy

Yesterday I visited Lincoln Pharmacy for #AskYourPharmacist week. Mr Atul Patel & team showed me the invaluable range of services they offer in the heart

Meeting with Sheikh Hasina

Just as we call for a fair transition to a green economy in the UK, we must also call for support for climate vulnerable countries,