Earlier this month I spoke to Eastern Eye about securing diversity and representation in parliament despite the fact BAME women, in particular, continue to face
Activities and Campaigns
Here are a few highlights from my first week in Parliament from being sworn in, to standing in solidarity with RMT workers against the threat
Today is the 49th Anniversary of the end of the Bangladesh Liberation War. I stand in solidarity with friends and families who greeted an independent
I am grateful to the constituents of Poplar & Limehouse for putting their faith in me to represent them as their Member of Parliament. I
At Queen Mary BAME staff are paid 22% less than white staff and women are paid 14% less than men. 9% of all academic staff
One of the most pressing issues in Polar and Limehouse where I am standing are shocking levels of child poverty. In my sessions in the
On 19 November, I attended an emergency meeting organised by SEND Crisis Tower Hamlets and the National Education Union. It was a chance for parents,
In Poplar and Limehouse many of us understand only too well the devastating effects of climate change – from Somalia to Bangladesh. The Labour Party
Today is Equal Pay Day – the day when women effectively stop getting paid for the rest of the year compared to their male counterparts.
On November 11, I launched our campaign to be MP for Poplar and Limehouse. Matt Wrack, General Secretary of the Fire Brigades Union, was one
Thank you to everyone in Poplar and Limehouse Labour Party and beyond who made Saturday’s launch such a success. It was amazing to have the
I have just applied to be the Labour Party candidate for Poplar and Limehouse, the constituency where I have lived all of my life. I’m standing because I believe in the people of this great constituency, in the Labour Party, and above all in the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn.
This speech was given at Altab Ali Park at a protest organised by Tower Hamlets Stand Up to Racism in response to an antisemitic attack
Speech given at the opening rally of the Arise Festival.
“Just as Kazi Nazrul called on all people to fight for freedom and dignity, we must together take destiny in to our own hands to
Today from all walks of life we are here to send a message to the Tory government that Enough is Enough! The Tory narrative that
I’m Apsana Begum Secretary of Tower Hamlets Labour Party I want to commend this motion to conference, particularly its mention of precarious work conditions of care workers- the majority