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A series of major new guidelines to help companies improve Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) representation in senior positions has been launched at the Houses of Parliament.

Dawn Butler MP, Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Governance and Inclusive Leadership and Shadow Secretary of State for Women and Equalities, joined diversity expert Sarah Garrett MBE and a host of corporate giants including the Bank of England, HSBC and TSB the  to launch the Investing in Ethnicity and Race Maturity Matrix.

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Dawn backs new initiative to tackle racial inequality in the workplace

A series of major new guidelines to help companies improve Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) representation in senior positions has been launched at the Houses of Parliament. Dawn Butler... Read more

When I was a magistrate I saw first-hand the devastating effects of violence against women. Along with the physical and emotional impact, violence and abuse can have a long term affect not just on the women involved but also their children, families, and our communities.

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Women's refuges face closure due to lack of funding – the Government must take action to protect victims of domestic violence

When I was a magistrate I saw first-hand the devastating effects of violence against women. Along with the physical and emotional impact, violence and abuse can have a long term... Read more

Convent of Jesus and Mary Language College in Brent has been awarded the British Council’s prestigious International School Award in recognition of its outstanding development of the international dimension in its curriculum.

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Dawn presents Brent School with International School Award

Convent of Jesus and Mary Language College in Brent has been awarded the British Council’s prestigious International School Award in recognition of its outstanding development of the international dimension in... Read more

Dawn Butler MP, Brent Central MP and Minister for Women and Equalities, has written to Women and Equalities Minister Justine Greening calling on the government to publish comprehensive equality impact assessments on the Budget 2017 and future government policies. In just under 24 hours the letter was signed by 127 MPs and Peers, including Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, as well as representatives from other opposition parties.

Dawn writes to the Minister for Women and Equalities as lone mothers in Brent are set to lose £9,000 from Conservative Budget cuts

Dawn Butler MP, Brent Central MP and Minister for Women and Equalities, has written to Women and Equalities Minister Justine Greening calling on the government to publish comprehensive equality impact... Read more

Mr Speaker, Rt Hon John Bercow MP and Patron of the Patchwork Foundation announced the winners of the MP of the Year Awards 2017 sponsored by KPMG at Speakers House on 15th November 2017, for those MPs who have represented and work well with underrepresented, deprived and minority communities across the country.

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Dawn named as Overall MP of the Year Award 2017

Mr Speaker, Rt Hon John Bercow MP and Patron of the Patchwork Foundation announced the winners of the MP of the Year Awards 2017 sponsored by KPMG at Speakers House... Read more

Dawn Butler MP, Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities, is set to present her own edition of The Political Slot focussing on the importance of British Sign Language (BSL) which will air this Wednesday 16 October at 7.55pm.

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Dawn Butler MP Presents Channel 4 Political Slot This Wednesday

Dawn Butler MP, Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities, is set to present her own edition of The Political Slot focussing on the importance of British Sign Language (BSL) which... Read more

Dawn Butler MP, Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities, held a meeting with the National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS) at Labour Party Conference to discuss important issues facing deaf children and young people across the UK.

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Dawn meets with National Deaf Children's Society

Dawn Butler MP, Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities, held a meeting with the National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS) at Labour Party Conference to discuss important issues facing deaf children... Read more

Dawn Butler MP, Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities, has today joined in marking the International Week of the Deaf (IWD).

The IWD is an initiative of the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) and it was first launched in 1958 and is now celebrated annually by the deaf community.

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Dawn Celebrates the International Week of the Deaf

Dawn Butler MP, Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities, has today joined in marking the International Week of the Deaf (IWD). The IWD is an initiative of the World Federation... Read more

Dawn Butler MP has been announced as in the running for the Patchwork Foundation’s MP of the Year Award for the second year in a row, after winning the People’s Choice Labour MP of the Year award in 2016. 

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Dawn Nominated for MP of the Year Award

Dawn Butler MP has been announced as in the running for the Patchwork Foundation’s MP of the Year Award for the second year in a row, after winning the People’s... Read more

 

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Dawn responds to the Church Road Post Office Closure

 

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