Eid at Bhairab Bangladeshi

Eid at Bhairab Bangladeshi

I had the pleasure of celebrating Eid at the Bhairab Bangladeshi community, at a huge event in Chadwell Heath part of Ilford South. I gave a speech to members of the Italian and Spanish Bengali community who now reside in the UK, presented awards to talented...
Woodlands Road Primary School Visit

Woodlands Road Primary School Visit

I was put through my paces by Year Six at Woodlands Primary School this morning! I was so impressed by their inquisitive questions, from life as an MP, to climate change, to what I thought about SATs!  It’s so important children learn about democracy from a young...
Elizabeth Line Opens This Month!

Elizabeth Line Opens This Month!

Fantastic news that the Elizabeth Line is opening in less than three weeks! It will be a real asset to London’s transport network, making travel quicker for millions, and giving a much-needed £42bn boost to our economy. I travelled on #Crossrail last year and it...
Ekota Academy, Emerald Park Visit

Ekota Academy, Emerald Park Visit

I visited my local park, Goodmayes Park, to see and hear about the fantastic work being done by Ekota Academy. Starting small they have as an organisation built themselves up to provide sports activities to people of all ages in our community after identifying a lack...
Muslim Community of Essex Iftar

Muslim Community of Essex Iftar

It was a pleasure to join worshippers at the Muslim Community of Essex, in Newbury Park, to break fast. We discussed politics, and the struggle against injustice. MCE is one of our most multicultural Masjids, with folk from across the Middle East, Africa, and South...