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Posts from the ‘Speeches’ Category

Mending our Broken Society


Our party has always been called upon, time and time again to mend our country’s broken economy.

This time, we also have a challenge to mend our broken politics and our broken society.

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Speech – Forward Ladies, Leeds

Today Sayeeda addressed 60 Ladies from Forwards Ladies.

Forward Ladies organises over 150 networking events every year from trade missions to workshops and training sessions as well as motivational speakers, business breaks and much more. (November 6th 2009)

Faith Lectures at the University of Bradford

Sayeeda today delivered a lecture on Faith at the University of Bradford.

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Sayeeda Warsi: Party Conference Speech 2009

The Rt Hon Baroness Warsi, speaking to Conservative Party Conference 2009

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Speaker at “Connecting Cultures” Islamic Exhibition 2009

In her capacity as a  Member of the Mosaic’s Speaker Bureau Baroness Warsi today attended the Makkah Majid Mosques “Connecting Cultures” Islamic Exhibition.

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Lecture – Arabs in the United Kingdom

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)

Sayeeda Reiterates Her Call for Khat to be banned

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)

Harrow Heroes Awards

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’.

Sayeeda Warsi: Speech at the Guardian Diversity Conference

The Rt Hon Baroness Warsi , December 2007

Speaking to the Guardian Diversity Conference (Archive speech)