Last Friday, Shabana Mahmood MP and Councillor Nagina Kauser held their Aston Ladies Christmas Event at Birmingham Settlement.
Around 35 ladies came to the event for a cup of tea and a mince pie, with the opportunity to discuss any concerns with Shabana and Councillor Nagina Kauser.
Shabana Mahmood MP said;
“This Christmas event was a great success, it was an excellent morning with the ladies Aston to discuss local concerns as well as taste some delicious Christmas treats. Councillor Kauser and I intend will hold more ladies community events in the... Read more...
On Friday 12th December, Shababa Mahmood MP and Aston Labour Councillor Nagina Kauser will be hosting their Aston Ladies Christmas Cake Bake event.
The event is open to all ladies of Birmingham, and provides an opportunity for women to meet up, have a cup of tea and a chat and a slice of cake.
The event details are:
Location: Birmingham Settlement, 359 - 361 Witton Road, Aston, B6 6NS
Time: 10.30am - 11.30am.
If you would like to enter a cake into the competition, please let Shabana know by contacting: 0121 661 9440.
On Wednesday 15th October Breast Cancer Care met with Shabana Mahmood MP at Parliament, after a survey by the charity revealed that the majority (90%) of secondary breast cancer patients are experiencing physical pain, many almost daily.
As part of Secondary Breast Cancer Awareness Day (October 13th), Shabana Mahmood MP attended the event - hosted by Steve Brine MP, co-chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Breast Cancer - to meet with women who have been diagnosed with the disease, and highlight the charity’s campaign and petition. Alarmingly the survey findings reveal that... Read more...
Shabana Mahmood MP said today:
"We all agree that Israeli settlements on the West Bank are illegal under international law and they are not part of Israel. As such, they are an obstacle to a two state solution and a lasting peace between Israel and Palestine. My position on the boycott of illegal settlement goods - precisely because the settlements themselves are illegal - is a difference of view with my party that is genuinely and respectfully held.
"There is no disagreement that a more general boycott of Israel would not contribute towards a lasting peace in the region -... Read more...
During a series of interviews following yesterday's Autumn Statement, Shabana Mahmood MP said that the Government has failed every test and broken every promise they made on the economy. This Government promised that living standards would rise, but in reality millionaires have received a huge tax cut while working people are £1600 a year worse off. This cost-of-living crisis is why the Chancellor has been forced to admit that he has broken his promise to balance the books before the election.
A Labour Government would balance the books in a fairer way, by reversing the tax cut... Read more...
Last week, the Public Accounts Committee published their report on 'HMRC's progress in improving tax compliance and preventing tax avoidance'.
In response to this report, Shabana Mahmood MP said:
"This report shows once again the total failure of Ministers and HMRC to tackle tax avoidance. It follows figures showing the amount of uncollected tax rose in the latest year and has gone up by £3 billion on George Osborne's watch. At a time when working people are paying more and the deficit is still high this is unacceptable.
Labour's economic plan will close tax... Read more...