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Digital Single Market debate

Cumbria’s MEP highlights success of Connecting Cumbria Superfast Broadband

Sajjad Karim who represent Cumbia as part of his North West constituency, has spoken in the European Parliament on the importance of the Digital Single Market. Speaking yesterday in the Parliament's Plenary session in Strasbourg, Sajjad cited the success of the Connecting Cumbria project as positive example of how the Digital Single Market can … [Read More...]

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Support for honesty for all who want Postal Votes

Sajjad's comments regarding postal vote fraud in Lancashire, particularly Pendle, have been supported by other politicians. Local and national media have given the issue considerable coverage including local Pendle newspaper, the Nelson Leader. It's clear that highlighting the issue has had a positive feedback with many electors reassured by this … [Read More...]

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SAJJAD WARNS ON POSTAL BALLOT FRAUD

This week thousands of postal votes will be dropping through electors letterboxes across Lancashire for both the General Election and local government elections. Lancashire based Sajjad has expressed concerns about vote fraud across the county, calling on local Police to act to protect electors to ensure they are able to complete their own vote … [Read More...]

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Sajjad welcomes European Parliament’s recognition of Armenian genocide

After last year’s European elections Sajjad was appointed chair of the European Parliament’s (EP) Delegation to the EP/Armenia Parliamentary Cooperation Committee. Following a visit to Armenia by the Committee last month, Sajjad has welcomed the European Parliament’s adoption of a Joint Resolution on the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian … [Read More...]

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Andrew Stephenson congratulates Sajjad

The Chairmen of British and European Parliament Pakistan Groups celebrate Sitara-i-Quaid-i-Azam Award  Andrew Stephenson who has served the Pendle constituency as their Member of Parliament for the past 5 years, called on Sajjad at his Lancashire home to offer his congratulations on Sajjad's recent award of the … [Read More...]

Sajjad welcomes EU support for small businesses over VAT rules

The Conservative MEP team in the European Parliament have won an assurance from a leading EU Commissioner to ensure new VAT rules introduced in January, do not have an adverse impact on micro-enterprises. The so-called VATmoss rules mean that businesses have to collect VAT for each individual country they sell to, and keep the records of all … [Read More...]

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Sajjad Karim MEP presented with Pakistan’s highest honour

Sajjad was yesterday presented with Pakistan’s highest national honour to non-Pakistanis for services that have helped the country. He was awarded the Sitara-i-Qaid-i-Azam in Islamabad by Mamnoon Hussain, the President of Pakistan, joining ranks with the British Queen and Nelson Mandela. Saj has been one of the most prominent British … [Read More...]