Ansar Ahmed Ullah:A post-election ‘Thank You’ Reception was held by Jim Fitzpatrick, MP for Poplar & Limehouse on 11 October at the Attlee suite, Portcullis House, Westminster.
The event was held to thank the election helpers. The Reception was attended by supporters, Labour Party activists and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn MP, Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell, Wes Streeting MP, Rushanara Ali MP. Tulip Siddiq MP and Neil Coyle MP amongst others.
Jeremy Corbyn in his address said we need to engage with grassroot communities. He said as housing was a massive problem, we have to get it right on housing. We will end the housing crisis. It will be social need that will dominate strategy and not market forces.
Jim Fitzpatrick thanked everybody for their support during his election campaign and said it wouldn’t have been possible without the support of all that ensured a Labour victory in Tower Hamlets.