Westminster News

National Apprenticeship Week

Nusrat Ghani MP, recently appointed Chair of the Government’s Apprenticeship Diversity Champions Network, last week joined young apprentices at the House of Commons to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week 2017.

MP Backs Sussex Wine

Nusrat Ghani MP today backed Sussex vineyards as she introduced a new law in the House of Commons. The law seeks to ensure that British embassies and consulates overseas purchase and serve English wines and sparkling wines at events and functions.

International Women's Day

International Women's Day 2017 was marked on Wednesday 8 March, and to celebrate the occasion Nus spoke in a House of Commons debate on the topic of International Women's Day.

Marie Curie Daffodil Appeal

Nus Ghani MP and Harry Potter actor Jason Isaacs have joined forces to ‘Make Every Daffodil Count’ this March and help Marie Curie provide care and support to people living with a terminal illness.

UK-India Year of Culture

Last night Nusrat Ghani MP attended a Buckingham Palace reception, hosted and attended by HM The Queen, to celebrate the beginning of the UK-India Year of Culture.

Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness

Nus Ghani MP has backed the Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness, following its recent launch.

Jo Cox was the Member of Parliament for Batley and Spen, and had begun setting up the Commission on Loneliness before she was murdered in her constituency in June 2016.

MPs Support Nus' "Honour" Crimes Campaign

Nusrat Ghani MP today secured the support of the House of Commons for her campaign to end the use of the word “honour” to refer to instances of murder and domestic violence which are currently categorised as so-called “honour” crimes.

Marking Holocaust Memorial Day

This week Nusrat Ghani MP signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, pledging her commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day, which is marked today.