Speaking on food safety and food hygiene regulations post-Brexit.
Speaking on food safety and food hygiene regulations post-Brexit.

Welcome to my newsletter for Poplar and Limehouse, the best way to keep up to date on some of the things I do as a Member of Parliament. This update is only a few snapshots; it cannot cover the regular surgeries, ongoing case work, research and many enquiries we receive every day.

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Workers' Rights Post-Brexit
On Wednesday I questioned the Government on their meetings with unions regarding workers' rights post-Brexit.
Food Safety Legislation
On Tuesday I spoke in a delegated legislation committee, ensuring that we have food safety and food hygiene regulations in place in the event of a 'no-deal' Brexit.
International Women's Day: Celebrating British Muslim Women
I joined a meeting of the APPG on British Muslims, with Naz Shah MP (above), where author Mariam Khan spoke on experiences of British Muslim Women identity.
Victims of the TOEIC Immigration Scandal
On Tuesday I was one of the founding members of a new APPG to challenge the Home Office's unjust treatment of international students who have taken the Test of English for International Communication.
APPG for Transport Safety
On Monday I chaired the latest meeting of the Transport Safety APPG where we heard from the Minister for Transport on the forthcoming refreshed Road Safety Statement and action plan.
NHS Parliamentary Awards
On Tuesday I attended the launch of the NHS Parliamentary Awards that will recognise the hard work of staff and volunteers in our health and care sector. 
High Commissioner of Bangladesh
On Wednesday I attended a meeting with the Bangladesh APPG and the High Commissioner of Bangladesh to plan the celebrations of 50 years of independence in 2021.
National Apprentice Week
Yesterday I visited KPMG in Canary Wharf to learn about their excellent apprenticeship programme and do an engaging Q&A with their apprentices.
Questions to the Prime Minister
On Wednesday there was the latest questions to the Prime Minister.  Jeremy Corbyn's questions focused on knife crime, policing and the probation service.

This week in Parliament...

There was an urgent question on knife crime, a statement on the Stronger Towns Fund and a petitions debate on School Funding.

There was an emergency debate on EU Exit Ferry Contracts and a debate on the Northern Ireland budget.

There was an urgent question on support for those with disabilities, a statement on workers' rights post-Brexit and a debate on energy in Northern Ireland.

There was an urgent question on knife crime, a committee statement on the Windrush Generation and a debate on International Women's Day.

Parliamentary Activity

Please follow the links to view my Voting Record, spoken material, the written questions I've submitted and the Early Day Motions (EDMs) I've supported.
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