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Bethnal Green and Bow Labour Party BAME forum Annual General Meeting || Co Chair – Azmal Hussain Treasurer – Rebaka Sultana

On Sunday 3rd March 2019, the Bethnal Green and Bow Labour Party BAME forum had its first Annual General Meeting. The meeting was held in St. Margaret’s hall in Bethnal Green.

The turnout was huge. Before the elections there was a brief discussion on the proposed campaigns to be run by the future committee.

First being changing Council HR and contractors policies, to remove barriers to ethnic minority (Bangladeshi and Somali) applicants, such as anonymised applications. Second, to campaign on the Council Tax Reduction Scheme for the self employed,which adversely effects mainly ethnic minority residents, in particular taxi drivers.

The following officers were elected to the following positions:

Co Chair – Azmal Hussain

Treasurer – Rebaka Sultana

Vice chairs – Cate Tuitt & Suleman Hashi

Assistant secretary- Babul Khan

Campaigns officer – Misbahul Hoque

Membership – Shah Mustafiz & Abdul Samad

Women’s Officer – Hamida Idris

Communications – Md Nazrul Amin

Youth officer – Yahya Ali & Md Nateq Nayem

EU officer – Jahangir Zakir

GC delegates – Lutfa chowdhury

Dr. Anisur Rahman Anis

The secretary position remains unelected due to the meeting ruled out of time by the senior Executive Committee member administering the meeting, and will be held at a future date.

press release

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