Today Sayeeda campaigned with the Conservative Candidate for Warrington, David Mowat. Together they visited a Sikh Temple and a Mosque. Sayeeda then went on to give a lecture at the University of Chester entitled “Equality under the Conservatives”.
Archive for February, 2008
In a speech in Bradford, the Conservatives unveiled measures to tackle forced marriages. The proposals include raising the age limit to 21 for both spouse and sponsor for marriages from abroad, making spouses register before going abroad to marry and producing awareness packs for schools to deal with the problem. (Feb 21st 2008)
Sayeeda Warsi was a joint recipent of the Asian Personality of the Year Award sponsored by Asian Voice. The award recognised the work of Lady Warsi and Lord Ahmed in securing the release of the British teacher Gillian Gibbons. (Feb 21st 2008)
Sayeeda Warsi was a guest speaker at S J Berwin’s ‘Women in Leadership’ dinner on Tuesday 12th February. Speaking on the topic ‘overcoming the fear of failure’, Baroness Warsi talked about women’s empowerment issues and gave a personal account of her journey into frontline politics.