Tulip Siddiq
Labour Party Parliamentary Candidate for Hampstead and Kilburn

Entries by Tulip Siddiq

The Criminal Courts Charge Is an Injustice to Every British Citizen

(0) Comments | Posted 20 November 2015 | (10:10)

This week I led my first Westminster Hall debate on the introduction of the Criminal Courts Charge in April and the effects on access to justice for British people. Earlier this month, I asked Justice Secretary Michael Gove how such an absurd policy had even been signed off in the...

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Why Andy Burnham Is the Leader Labour Needs If We Are to Reconnect With BAME Voters

(18) Comments | Posted 27 June 2015 | (01:00)

This election revealed challenges for Labour in many areas.

In Scotland we lost votes to the SNP, in the South of England we lost votes to the Tories, and in many of our heartland seats we lost votes to Ukip.

However, another less talked about challenge, was the beginning of...

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A House for My Children: Where Politics Meets Reality

(2) Comments | Posted 6 May 2015 | (01:00)

"I've never voted - politics doesn't make any difference to me. I just want your help to get a house that can fit my kids."

We were out together recently, when Donald, a man in his mid-40s, showed us round a crowded studio flat with three beds in the same...

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To Speak or Not to Speak: Would You Share a Panel With a Hate Preacher?

(7) Comments | Posted 10 December 2012 | (00:00)

A letter recently landed on my desk inviting me to speak on a panel about the role of women and religion. At first glance, it seemed exactly the kind of topic I love debating. However, as I glanced through the biographies of the speakers, I realised that one of my...

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