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Baroness Warsi drops two stone and beats diabetes for the sake of the NHS

Baroness Sayeeda Warsi is the first to admit that five months ago she would have been the perfect target for Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s new crusade to tackle Britain’s battle with the bulge.

Stepping onto the scales last December, the Conservative life peer was horrified to see her weight top 12st 10lb — her heaviest since being pregnant with her daughter 22 years ago.

Just 5ft 2in tall and with a Body Mass Index of 32.5, there was simply no avoiding the fact that the hips don’t lie.

‘That was my ‘now or never’ moment. I thought: ‘This is not what I want to be,’ ‘ says Baroness Warsi, 49, who in 2007 became the House of Lords’ youngest member at 36.

Read about Lady Warsi’s journey here

We don’t need another inequalities review: we need the political will to enact change

“The men and women taking to the streets across the globe under the banner of Black Lives Matter want to be heard. They want to hear an acknowledgement of the mistakes of the past and a genuine commitment to future change. Their ask is no different to the ask many of us have had all our lives.” – Baroness Warsi’s comments on racism for the Times

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We are standing by as yet another potential genocide unfolds

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Challenging Islamophobia? An event at conference tells me the Tories don’t care

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BBC Radio 4 – Muslim Pride

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Witness History: Britain’s first Muslim woman in government

“Be challenging, be authentic, be brave” – Baroness Warsi

Lady Warsi’s interview with BBC World Service Witness History on being the first Muslim in Cabinet – Listen here

Evening Standard: British Muslims deserve better than a Tory party that’s deeply Islamophobic

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BBC Radio 4: How to Be a Muslim Woman

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The Telegraph: Why Baroness Warsi is a role model for integration

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BBC News: Baroness Warsi urges inquiry into Tory Islamophobia claims

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