Latest News from Sajjad

BBC Radio Lancs 1

Saj on BBC Radio Lancashire: interaction between religion and politics

In the wake the new Liberal Democrat Leader's "car crash" interview when he was questioned about how his Christian beliefs impact on his politics, Saj discusses the interaction between religion and politics with BBC Radio Lancashire's Mike Stevens. Mike Stevens: The new Liberal Democrat Leader,Tim Farron MP, less than 24 hours of being elected, … [Read More...]

Eid

EID MUBARAK!

Sajjad has recorded a video message for Eid al-Fitr "I am sending this message of Eid Mubarak from my Parliamentary office in Brussels. As Ramadan draws to a close there is, I hope,  very clear message of peace and unity for the entirety of humanity.         We are clearly going through very challenging times and if there was ever a time … [Read More...]

image

TTIP back on course to benefit UK and whole of Europe

On the day that the European Parliament finally approves the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) - the largest Trade Agreement in the history of the world - Sajjad writes for British Influence: The European Union and the United States are each other's main trading partners and enjoy the largest bilateral trade relationship … [Read More...]

camera

Saj – put correct focus on panorama photographs

Sajjad  and his Conservative colleagues will this week vote to delete controversial clauses from proposed legislation which threatened to ban people from photographing and sharing pictures of landmark buildings such as the Eiffel Tower or Houses of Parliament. Fears were voiced over a controversial clause in a report on copyright which said … [Read More...]

Mobile Roaming

DATA ROAMING CHARGES TO BE ABOLISHED

In deal that is great news for consumers and travellers, a settlement has been reached to phase out data roaming charges across Europe within two years. The agreement, involving the European Commission, Council and Parliament, means that charges will be significantly cut next summer and from June 15, 2017, we will pay the same price for calls, … [Read More...]

image

Saj warns about scams and con tricks

July is Scams Awareness Month and Sajjad  is highlighting how individuals and small businesses get conned by clever tricks that can leave them thousands of pounds out of pocket.  Often victims are too ashamed to report what’s happened to them and fraudsters thrive on this as keeping quiet often means that scams continue to spread.  If people … [Read More...]

award

Manchester celebrates Sajjad Karim S.QA. MEP and World Champion boxer Amir Khan

A gala dinner was arranged by the Lal Qila Group in Manchester on 7 June to celebrate the award of Sitara-i-Quaid-i-Azam to Sajjad Karim, Member of the European Parliament and Sitara-i-Imtiaz to Amir Khan, World Champion boxer. The ceremony was conducted by Dr Parwaz, Aasiya Suman and Maria Khan, and was attended by many leading figures … [Read More...]