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Salma Yaqoob is on BBC Question Time tonight

Salma Yaqoob on BBC Question Time - June 2010

Salma Yaqoob on BBC Question Time

Salma Yaqoob, leader of the Respect party, is appearing on the panel of BBC Question Time tonight.

The show is being broadcast from Plymouth and will be shown on BBC 1 at 10.35pm, after the Ten O’Clock News.

She will be making her sixth appearance on the show’s panel; speaking alongside Jeremy Hunt, Ben Bradshaw, Katie Hopkins and Toby Young.

You can also watch the show after its broadcast on BBC iPlayer and follow the show via Twitter and sms txt. More on the show and this week’s panel here.

Salma Yaqoob is also city councillor for Birmingham Sparkbrook and chair of the Birmingham Stop the War Coalition.

You can watch Salma’s previous appearance on the show, which was broadcast live from Wootton Bassett in December, here.

Latest Videos: Salma Yaqoob

Here are the latest videos for Salma Yaqoob. For more, visit her official YouTube page here.

Larches Park Community Fun Day

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Bristol Respect Campaign Team


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Desi Donors – Amun Ali Appeal


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Join Salma Yaqoob in Hall Green

Salma Yaqoob Election

Join the campaign

Salma Yaqoob is regularly taking to the streets on weekends and wants you to support her General Election campaign. Join her and the team as they leaflet wards in the Hall Green constituency and talk to local residents.

You can meet Salma and the team at 11.30am every Saturday and Sunday at Birmingham Respect’s new office on 95 Walford Road, Sparkbrook, Birmingham B11 1NP.  There is a map here.

From now to the end of the campaign all of Salma’s campaigning activity will commence from 95 Walford Road in Sparkbrook.

Please come along and bring others. For more info or updates, please call: 07812172887.

Salma Yaqoob’s New Blog

Salma Yaqoob Official Blog Website

Salma Yaqoob's new official campaign blog website

Salma Yaqoob has established a new website, www.salmayaqoob.com, that will be essential reading in the few weeks we have left before the general election, and of course hopefully she will then be able to use the same website to report what she is doing as MP for Birmingham Hall Green!

The Green Party campaign for Salma Yaqoob in Hall Green

The Green Party campaign for Salma Yaqoob

Salma’s general election campaign is well under way. She needs all the support she can get. If you would like to volunteer your help in any way, you make a financial donation online, or ring on 078 121 72885 or email Salma at campaign@salmayaqoob.com

So far there have been the following stories:

Lib Dems mislead public on Sparkhill Baths, a local issue in the constituency, where the Lib Dems are, as they are all too often, being economical with the truth in their election leaflets

An account of meeting Ben White, author of ‘Israeli Apartheid: A Beginner’s Guide’ (Pluto Press 2009)

Reflections on the government’s failure to tackle inequality

A response to the Chilcot inquiry, with the good news that Respect MP George Galloway will be on BBC TV’s Question Time on Thursday, at 10.35pm. The show is being broadcast from Coventry. Other guests are Clare Short, Lord Falconer and Melanie Phillips.

An account of how members of the Green Party were out campaigning for Salma last weekend (see picture above)

Salma’s own response to the Chilcot inquiry

A tribute to the recently deceased American socialist academic Howard Zinn

and a discussion of the significance of Islam4UK’s provocation in announcing a proposed march in Wootton Bassett, and the importance of there being a debate about the Afghan war in the political mainstream.

Join the Respect Party

Join the Respect Party

Join the Respect Party

The Respect Party’s membership is on the increase. Do you want to be part of a progressive political force in Britain, representing peace, justice and equality?

Be a part of Respect. Click here to join and find out more

Politics in Birmingham… A Laughing Matter?

OBV: Politics in Birmingham... A Laughing Matter

OBV: Politics in Birmingham... A Laughing Matter?

Salma Yaqoob will be speaking at the ‘Politics in Birmingham… A Laughing Matter?‘ event at the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery tomorrow. She will be joined by comedienne Shazia Mirza, Simon Woolley, James Robertson and Steve Brooks.

The event will take place at the Obama’s People Exhibition where there will be a great opportunity to view the exhbition privately and enjoy a good Friday night out with comedy, complimentary refreshments, drinks and canapes.

Spaces are limited but if you would like to attend the free event, organised by Operation Black Vote, call Jyoti on: 0208 983 5460.

EVENT: Politics in Birmingham… A Laughing Matter?

Date: Friday 17th July, 2009

Time: 6.00pm – 9.00pm

Venue: The Obama’s People Exhbition, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square, Birmingham B3 3DH

Salma Yaqoob and Imran Khan in Birmingham

Salma Yaqoob and Imran Khan on the BBC's 'This Week' show

Salma Yaqoob and Imran Khan on the BBC's 'This Week' show

Cricket legend and Pakistani politcian Imran Khan will be joined by Respect party leader and Birmingham city councillor Salma Yaqoob in Birmingham tomorrow to speak on the current political and humanitarian situation in Pakistan.

The event, organised by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf UK, hopes to raise awareness of the crisis in the South Asian country and to encourage the British population, especially the large Pakistani community in the city of Birmingham, to support calls for peace and stability in the region.

EVENT:

Date: Friday 17th July, 2009

Time: 6.00pm

Location: Pearl Palace, Upper Trinity Street, Digbeth, Birmingham B9 4EG

Details: Free Entry