An interview with Catherine West, MP, secretary and co-founder
of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on UK-EU Relations, scrutinising Brexit
negotiations and pushing for a progressive relationship with our European
confidence among resurgent Sikh fundamentalist networks in the UK was evident
in recent protests against inter-faith marriage. A desire to control Sikh
women’s relationship choices is a key focal point for their mobilisation.
"Opening up new forms of political
participation to hear the voices of the politically marginalised is critical
for the well being of our polity." Interview in the run-up to the World Forum for Democracy 2016.
penetrate walls of official secrecy and eddies of highly selective information
provision, civil society might use the proposed benchmark of accountability
demands to help navigate this difficult area.
From personal experience I know that
arrival in the UK for asylum seekers does not signal safety, but reform is a
‘chaser game’: refugee women are pressuring the Home Office to improve decision
making and end detention, says Beatrice Botomani.