Frozen Pension Policy

by Yasmin Qureshi MP Barely a week goes by without another story in the press about changes to the government’s pension policies. And yet the one issue that the government seems unwilling to address is its archaic and unjust frozen...

Najma Hafeez Bids For Metro-Mayor

Najma Hafeez, the current chairwoman of the NHS trust, is amid five Labour politicians attempting to become the party’s candidate far along this summer. Ms Hafeez has spent 12 years on the Birmingham City Council after being elected in 1983. The...

Birmingham Firm Airs Complaint Against The Council

Birmingham City Council leaders are threatening legal action against a digital sign that is falsely accusing official members of the council of criminal activities connected to land and property deals. The sign is being aired on the side of the...

Biradari Politics Strikes Asian Community

Fears of Election Rigging by ‘Clan Voting’In many areas across the UK, that have a high population of Asians, unemployment, poor education and poverty are major issues. However, fears have now been raised of how biradari voting, or clan...

Sajid Javid The UK’s New Home Secretary

Sajid Javid has become the new Home Secretary after Amber Rudd’s exist. Mr Javid is the first BAME holder of one of the great offices of state. Born in Rochdale, he is son of a bus driver who has risen to...

MP’s Urge Government To Help Myanmar Muslims

MP’s have called for the government to help end the violence in Myanmar which some say amounted to the “ethnic cleansing” of Rohingya Muslims. It is thought that, since 25th August, more than 123,000 Rohingya people have fled the Rakhine...

John Lewis Boss to Run for West Midlands Mayor

Andy Street, the managing director of John Lewis, is confirmed to be "interested in running" for the office of Mayor of the West Midlands. Street, Birmingham born, currently chairs a body that handles economic growth in the West Midlands and has...

Labour’s Views On The EU Referendum

Labour believes that the British people, our society and our economy will be better off if we vote to remain in the European Union (EU) on 23rd June. It brings us jobs, growth and investment, protects British workers and consumers...

From Leave to Remain

45-year-old Baroness Warsi has declared that the “hate and xenophobia” of the Leave campaign has taken a step too far. She has stated that she cannot support Leave after seeing UKIP’s “breaking point” anti-EU poster. However, Vote Leave were not even...

Study finds Muslim women most disadvantaged group

Following a report showing Muslim women were the most discriminated against group in Britain, the Liberal Democrats have demanded government action. Liberal Democrat peer and Equalities Spokesperson Meral Hussein-Ece said: “Muslim women are already facing hate crimes and social exclusion in...