08/26/2015 - 18:51

Today, on Wednesday 26th August Shabana Mahmood MP held her late summer Community Litter Pick on Soho Road. 

More than 60 people from all over Ladywood Constituency met outside Handsworth Library to rally around the common cause of making Soho Road a better and cleaner place. 

Shabana Mahmood MP said,

“We are here in Soho, my constituency, having a fantastic community clear up. We’ve had a brilliant turn out, so many volunteers have come across Ladywood Constituency, and the turn out has meant that we’ve been able to cover loads of areas where we know there’s... Read more...

08/14/2015 - 16:20

Shabana Mahmood MP said:

“As a community activist and leader Zafran has an impressive track record of achievements. He has been a great asset not only to his local community here in Birmingham, but to the whole of the United Kingdom. His organisation All 4 Youth & Community now has more than 15 000 registered members.

His work has helped more than two thousand young people turn their lives around by returning to school and finding employment, and has given hope to countless more to overcome cultural norms and fulfil their educational aspirations. Zafran... Read more...


06/29/2015 - 01:00

Today (29th June) Shabana asked a question to the Prime Minister about what more he feels Muslims should do to help combat extremism.


01/21/2015 - 18:07

Yesterday, alongside apprentices from the new 'Gateway to the City' initiative, Shabana Mahmood MP opened trading at the London Stock Exchange.

The 'Gateway to the City' intiative is a partnership between the London Stock Exchange Group and London-based charity, City Gateway.  The new scheme helps young people, aged 16-24 years old, take part in apprenticeships in the financial services industry.

Shabana Mahmood MP said, "I am very encouraged to see the financial services industry providing new and exciting apprenticeship opportunities for young people.  The Gateway to the... Read more...


07/10/2015 - 17:16

Shabana Mahmood MP, Labour’s Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury, responding to the Government’s productivity plan, said:

“Today’s document is a patchwork of existing schemes rather than a substantial reform to boost skills, business growth and wages.

“Working people need delivery, not more empty promises. Instead of investing in the infrastructure and skills we need, the Government are dithering on airports, have cancelled the electrification of key rail lines and have rebadged existing training as apprenticeships.

“It is no wonder that...

07/10/2015 - 17:07

Shabana Mahmood MP has responded to this week's Budget, which leaves working people worse off.

It is clear that this Budget penalises people in work and fails the test of building a more productive economy.

Shabana Mahmood MP said:

"Three million working families will bear the brunt of the Chancellor's £4.5 billion cuts to tax credits.
"These changes to tax credits - which he failed to outline prior to the election - penalise the very people in work who are trying to do the right thing by earning a wage to make ends meet.
"This should...

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