Articles by: Tulip Siddiq

EU Withdrawal Bill

EU Withdrawal Bill

November 14, 2017 at 10:35 am

Today, Parliament will begin debating the next stage of the EU Withdrawal Bill. As residents will be aware, I joined my Labour Party colleagues in voting against the Bill at Second Reading. I believe the Bill constituted a brazen power grab by Ministers who seem to be doing everything possible […]

 
Statement from Tulip Siddiq MP on Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe – Foreign Secretary must retract his comments

Statement from Tulip Siddiq MP on Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe – Foreign Secretary must retract his comments

November 6, 2017 at 1:16 pm

Tulip Siddiq MP said: “The Foreign Secretary must immediately retract his comments to the Foreign Affairs Select Committee regarding my constituent Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe. In Nazanin’s case, words have power. The Government are aware of this, as for the last 19 months they have refused to call for Nazanin’s release from […]

 
Terror attack in Mogadishu

Terror attack in Mogadishu

October 16, 2017 at 12:51 pm

Last Saturday, we witnessed a terrible attack upon the Somali people in Mogadishu, which claimed the lives of over 300 people and injured hundreds more. The scale of the attack makes it one of the most lethal terrorist attacks anywhere in the world for many years. I was devastated to […]

 
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe – Threat of new charges

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe – Threat of new charges

October 9, 2017 at 12:06 pm

Tulip Siddiq MP said: The latest charges brought against Nazanin Zaghari Ratcliffe are an outrage and must not be allowed to stand. The Iranian Revolutionary Guard have subjected my constituent to illegal arbitrary detention for the best part of 18 months, and the new spurious charges against her underline their […]

 
Unaccompanied child refugees

Unaccompanied child refugees

September 11, 2017 at 2:32 pm

It is clear that we need to improve the measures in place to protect the unaccompanied child refugees that come to the UK seeking our protection. Unfortunately, nearly a year has passed since the Government committed to publishing a strategy to better safeguard vulnerable, separated children. Upon arrival in the […]