The Rt Hon Baroness Warsi, speaking to Conservative Party Conference 2009
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In her capacity as a Member of the Mosaic’s Speaker Bureau Baroness Warsi today attended the Makkah Majid Mosques “Connecting Cultures” Islamic Exhibition.
Today Sayeeda gave a lecture at the School of Oriental and African Studies titled “Arabs in the United Kingdom”.
At the event which was hosted by the “Arab Club of Britain” Sayeeda spoke about the importance of the British Arab Community becoming more active in public and civic life in the United Kingdom. (March 19th 2009)
In a House of Lords debate today, Baroness Warsi called on the government to ban the drug Khat. Khat is having a profound effect on certain communities in the UK. The drug can be bought in Britain with no restrictions at all and recent surveys have shown that up to 59% of young people in Sheffield chew Khat. Sayeeda has been campaigning to outlaw this drug and is adamant that this can be achieved. (June 24th 2008)
Sayeeda Warsi was guest speaker at the Harrow Heroes Awards 2008. Hosted by the BBC’s Asad Ahmed, the awards recognise the outstanding contribution made by volunteers and voluntary organisations in contributing to community development across Harrow. Speaking at the awards Baroness Warsi, Shadow Minister for Social Action and Community Cohesion, said: ‘these awards recognise the tireless contribution made by the voluntary sector in Harrow. I am leading a team that is looking at how we can replicate the success of the voluntary sector in places like Harrow across the UK’.
The Rt Hon Baroness Warsi , December 2007
Speaking to the Guardian Diversity Conference (Archive speech)