The coronavirus pandemic is the biggest public health emergency of our time.
The virus has taken away friends, relatives and loved ones, and caused great uncertainty for us all. My thoughts are with all those who have lost loved ones. But together, our families, and our communities, will come through this.
On 4 April 2020 Sir Keir Starmer was elected as the new leader of the Labour Party.
Over 200 parliamentarians call on UK Government to provide global humanitarian support during coronavirus pandemic
UK and other wealthy governments must take action to protect world’s poorest countries during coronavirus pandemic
OVER 200 PARLIAMENTARIANS from across parties are calling on the UK Government to provide urgent support to the world’s poorest and most vulnerable countries and communities as they deal with the COVID-19 crisis.Read more
Please follow the official advice for coronavirus, which is based on scientific and medical advice.
The official advice on coronavirus has changed and is likely to continue to, so please do make sure you're following the most up-to-date advice, by using the links listed below.
For all the latest information on coronavirus including symptoms and how to avoid spreading germs visit: http://nhs.uk/coronavirus.
For further information on coronavirus and the UK government’s advice visit: https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/coronavirus-covid-19-uk-government-response
After the Spring Budget announcement on 11 March, Rushanara Ali MP made the following statement:Read more
Following news that London's only HIV/AIDS Hospital, made famous by Princess Diana, faces closure, Rushanara Ali MP joined the team at Mildmay Hospital to support their campaign.
Rushanara Ali MP leads cross party parliamentary rejecting Trump's Middle East ‘plan’, calling for action against Israeli annexation.
133 MPs and peers, from across parties have written to Prime Minister Boris Johnson reacting to US President Trump’s so-called Middle East ‘peace plan’. In it, the parliamentarians express their grave concern over the plan’s contents, which they say “shows contempt for the aspirations and rights of the Palestinian people and international law, and provides no realistic basis for a return to negotiations.”Read more
On Thursday 23 January, the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the United Nation’s highest court, ordered the Myanmar government to prevent genocidal violence against its Rohingya Muslim minority, and preserve all evidence of past genocidal acts.
The case, filed by The Gambia, saw the 17 judges unanimously rule that Aung San Suu Kyi and the Myanmar government must respect the requirements of the United Nation’s 1948 genocide convention.
Earlier today, the Supreme Court declared the prorogation of Parliament unlawful.