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I was horrified to see the pictures of the Nazi swastika and SS logo daubed on a bus stop here in our community. Anti-Semitism has no place in society and we must stand together against hatred, racism and bigotry in all its forms, wherever we encounter it.

Statement following the Neasden Nazi Graffiti

I was horrified to see the pictures of the Nazi swastika and SS logo daubed on a bus stop here in our community. Anti-Semitism has no place in society and... Read more

Dawn Butler, MP for Brent Central, has visited ActionSpace’s Brent Young Artists Open Studio as part of its open day. 

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Dawn Visits ActionSpace’s Brent Young Artists Open Studio

Dawn Butler, MP for Brent Central, has visited ActionSpace’s Brent Young Artists Open Studio as part of its open day.  Read more

Dawn Butler MP, Labour’s Shadow Women and Equalities Minister, commenting on the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s recommendations on tackling sexual harassment in the workplace, said:

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The Government must take action to tackle sexual harassment in the workplace

Dawn Butler MP, Labour’s Shadow Women and Equalities Minister, commenting on the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s recommendations on tackling sexual harassment in the workplace, said: Read more

Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Opposition, has today announced the Labour Party’s plans to establish a new Slavery Educational Trust under the next Labour government.

Labour Party Announces Plans for New Slavery Educational Trust

Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Opposition, has today announced the Labour Party’s plans to establish a new Slavery Educational Trust under the next Labour government. Read more

On International Women’s Day, Dawn announced that under the next Labour government, all large public and private employers will be required to prove their gender equality practices or face further auditing and fines.
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Labour will force employers to take action to close their gender pay gaps

On International Women’s Day, Dawn announced that under the next Labour government, all large public and private employers will be required to prove their gender equality practices or face further... Read more

Dawn Butler MP, Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities, addressed the Westminster Hall debate on Monday about an e-petition which calls for British Sign Language (BSL) to be part of the National Curriculum. Dawn, who has a level two qualification in BSL, used BSL in part during her contribution to the debate, which was covered by a BSL interpreter and also livestreamed online with subtitles.

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Dawn Speaks at British Sign Language Debate in Parliament

Dawn Butler MP, Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities, addressed the Westminster Hall debate on Monday about an e-petition which calls for British Sign Language (BSL) to be part of... Read more

Dawn Butler, Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities, has spoken of her pride after Brent was officially announced as the winner of London Borough of Culture 2020. The result was announced by the Mayor on Tuesday at City Hall, where Ms Butler was in attendance.

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Dawn Butler MP Celebrates Brent as London Borough of Culture 2020

Dawn Butler, Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities, has spoken of her pride after Brent was officially announced as the winner of London Borough of Culture 2020. The result was... Read more

Dawn Butler, Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities, has criticised the government after new statistics from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government showed that rough sleeping in Brent has increased by a shocking 21% over the past year, with 29 people found to be sleeping rough in Brent on a given night.

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Dawn Condemns Government For Latest Rough Sleeping Figures in Brent

Dawn Butler, Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities, has criticised the government after new statistics from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government showed that rough sleeping in Brent... Read more

I was delighted to visit the Dar Al-Islam Foundation as part of Visit My Mosque Day. Events like this are so important in bringing the community together and I would like to thank the mosque and others across Brent for their continued warmth, hospitality and community engagement.

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Dawn visits local Brent mosque as part of #VisitMyMosque

I was delighted to visit the Dar Al-Islam Foundation as part of Visit My Mosque Day. Events like this are so important in bringing the community together and I would... Read more

100 years ago our country took the first important step in giving some women the right to vote. The right to vote was achieved because of the sacrifice of many brave women all over the country who just wanted women to have the same basic rights as men. We must celebrate these remarkable women.

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Dawn's Centenary Article

100 years ago our country took the first important step in giving some women the right to vote. The right to vote was achieved because of the sacrifice of many... Read more

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