Thursday, April 27, 2017

Let Our Kids Be Kids

The campaign “Let Our Kids Be Kids” has persuaded parents to keep their children at home for a day of educational fun rather than sending them to school to prepare for tests. Thousands of people have signed a petition supporting...

Crimestoppers and Electoral Commission Launch Second Awareness Campaign

The online campaign, which launched June 10, aims to educate the public about the signs of fraud, and to encourage them to report anything that may be an offence. The latest appeal follows on from a campaign launched by the...

Owen Smith Now Sole Challenger Vying for Labour Leadership

After dropping out of the race, Angela Eagle has thrown support towards Owen Smith, the only remaining contender in the Labour leadership race. Before getting into politics, Smith worked as a BBC producer and lobbyist for Pfizer, an American pharmaceutical...

Counter Terrorism Bill

Home Secretary Introduces Bill to Help Combat Terrorism Home Secretary Theresa May argues the “time is right” for security and intelligence agencies to hold more powers to defend the UK. The home secretary will reveal parts of the Counter Terrorism...

LABA Hosts International VIP Military Visitors

Organised by the Cabinet Office LABA’s President Japsal Singh Minhas hosted a dinner for visiting army VIPS from around the world.     The visit organised by the Cabinet Office is part of the Defence Academy, the internationally renowned Royal College...

Ramadan Bus Campaign

West Midlands Buses will be sporting slogans praising Allah with the words “Subhanallah” which means, “Glory be to God” in Arabic that have been designed and paid for by Islamic Relief. Their logo sits on the poster, raising awareness...

Baroness Warsi Returns To Politics

Her Focus Lies Clearly On The Issues In The Middle East Lady Warsi returned to the public gaze in an open and frank conversation with an audience at the City Circle forum. Since her dramatic exit from Cabinet Lady...

The Big Iftar 2015

Campaign Launched for ‘Community Iftari’ Communities Secretary Greg Clark launched 2015’s The Big Iftar at a celebratory event at the Ismaili Centre in London.   The Big Iftar is an entirely volunteer-led project where mosques, churches, synagogues, community centres and schools...

Library of Birmingham & British Library win Heritage Lottery Fund to celebrate South Asian...

Today (23 January 2017), the Library of Birmingham and the British Library have received £91,700 of National Lottery funding to present Documenting Histories, a partnership project celebrating the important role South Asian culture has played in forming Birmingham’s history...

The “Scourge on Social Mobility” aka Unpaid Internships Might Soon be Banned

This Friday will see MP’s debate over whether unpaid internships should be banned, with interns receiving the minimum wage instead. Tory MP Alec Shelbrook, the bill’s sponsor, termed unpaid internships a "scourge on social mobility" as they unfairly favour...