Articles by: Tulip Siddiq

Chalcots Estate – Update

Chalcots Estate – Update

June 27, 2017 at 12:53 pm

This has been a week of enormous disruption for Chalcots residents, with young families, elderly and disabled people all being evacuated from their homes. I was on the estate for most of the weekend, talking to those evacuated and aiming to provide practical support where possible. Clearly, the most important […]

 
Finsbury Park terrorist attack

Finsbury Park terrorist attack

June 19, 2017 at 5:21 pm

I was appalled by this morning’s terror attack on Seven Sisters Road, near Finsbury Park Mosque. An attack on innocent worshippers is an attack on all Londoners and our shared values of acceptance and community. My thoughts and prayers are with the victims and all congregants affected by this cynical […]

 
Jo Cox – Great Get Together

Jo Cox – Great Get Together

June 19, 2017 at 3:17 pm

One year ago, my former colleague and friend Jo Cox was taken from us cruelly and well before her time. Her infectious energy and spirited determination lives on through the Great Get Together, established by her husband Brendan. This weekend, I attended two events in Hampstead and Kilburn to mark […]

 
Grenfell Tower

Grenfell Tower

June 16, 2017 at 1:30 pm

I have been absolutely devastated by the fatal fire at Grenfell Tower. This has been an unspeakable tragedy and the footage has left me feeling empty. Both medical professionals and the London Fire Brigade have been heroic in the face of another tragedy and we are indebted to their bravery. […]

 
Manchester Attack

Manchester Attack

May 23, 2017 at 10:42 am

We have all been shocked by the heart breaking and tragic news from Manchester overnight. My thoughts are with those who have lost their lives, the injured, their families and our brave emergency services. For those who are trying to reach loved ones who may have been at the event […]