Ilford South Business Awards

Ilford South Business Awards

It has been brilliant to see businesses across the constituency nominated in the Ilford South Business Awards. There have now been over 900 nominations in, for over 70 local businesses, covering the 10 wards that make up Ilford South. Nominations have been pouring in...
Meeting with Sheikh Hasina

Meeting with Sheikh Hasina

It was an absolute privilege to attend a parliamentary reception this week with Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. The occasion to celebrate 50 years since the country’s independence. A huge thank you to Rushanara Ali and The British Asian Trust for...
Hopes ahead of COP26

Hopes ahead of COP26

I had an early start at my Ilford Office to earlier today for an interview with Channel S on climate change, diaspora communities, COP26 and how we organise in Ilford and across London to mobilise for a Green New Deal.
Black Day for Kashmir

Black Day for Kashmir

Today we mark Black day For Kashmir where we extend our solidarity and compassion to the people of Kashmir. India and Pakistan, working hand in hand with the people of Kashmir, must find a long-term, peaceful solution to this ongoing conflict. Without this approach,...
End ‘Fire and Rehire’

End ‘Fire and Rehire’

When I campaigned with BASSA (British Airlines Stewards and Stewardesses Association – a branch of the Unite union) against British Airways, I saw first-hand the terrible effects of fire and rehire tactics. Unions like Unite the union and GMB Union will always...