Debate on Windrush Day 2021

Yesterday I had the honour of participating in a debate on Windrush Day 2021, and the difficulties still facing the Windrush generation. In particular I sought to highlight the cases of several thousand Windrush pensioners living in retirement in their countries of origin, who have faced precarity due to the UK Government’s frozen pensions policy. … Read more

Debate on Official Development Assistance and the British Council, 30/06/2021

Yesterday I had an opportunity to participate in a debate on the UK Government cut in Official Development Assistance to 0.5% of Gross National Income, and its effects on the functioning of the British Council. The British Council works with more than 100 countries worldwide, with programmes promoting greater cultural understanding, and wider knowledge of … Read more