Activities and Campaigns

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

Apsana Begum

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

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