Meeting with Dr Musharraf Hussain

Meeting with Dr Musharraf Hussain

It was a privilege to meet Dr Musharraf Hussain in Parliament today to discuss the various issues and challenges faced by British Muslims in the UK. I was also very grateful to have been given a signed copy of ‘The Majestic Quran’!
Pongal festivities

Pongal festivities

It was an absolute honour to be asked to address Thai Pongal celebrations, both in Westminster and at @tamilsforum’s online event. While tonight was a moment of celebration, I felt it was important to made clear my firm commitment to the Tamil people and their...
Visit to Belgrave Masjid

Visit to Belgrave Masjid

I was honoured to be asked to address hundreds of worshippers at Belgrave Masjid in Ilford South today. Local faith groups, like Belgrave Masjid, are one of the pillars of our community. They have stepped up throughout this pandemic to support those in need. I am...
Bharuchi Vahora Launch

Bharuchi Vahora Launch

I was honoured to be invited to address members of the Bharuchi Gujarati community in Parliament tonight at the Launch of their new Bharuchi Vahora organisation. I’m looking forward to continuing to work closely with the Ilford Gujarati community for many years...
Ilford Hanukkah Celebrations

Ilford Hanukkah Celebrations

It was wonderful to celebrate Hanukkah tonight in Ilford with our local Jewish community. I reflected on the hope of the Hanukkah story, and the symbol of hope that the oil represents. I would like to wish a Happy Hanukkah to all those celebrating in Ilford South and...