Posts tagged South East England
What's in a Name?

Why did changing the name of a terrorist group become so significant to the community? Here is the story why Rehman Chishti MP won the Grassroot Diplomat Initiative Award. 

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Initiative Award Winners Announced for 2016
Caroline Nokes MP Nominated for Body Image Campaign

Caroline Nokes MP for Romsey and Southampton North has been nominated for her campaign in leading policy changes against unrealistic body standards for women within the fashion industry. While the subject of body image has been open for scrutiny in the media, parliamentarians have only recently entered into the debate at government level. of unhealthy body weight in the media and fashion industry.

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Rehman Chishti MP Nominated for Countering Extremist Propaganda

Rehman Chishti MP has been nominated for successfully influencing the government to refer to the terrorist group, the so-called Islamic State as “Daesh”. This terrorist group has linked itself to Islam in order to gain legitimacy. Its heinous attacks in the name of Islam has propelled public fear and paranoia against Muslims, misrepresenting the message of Islam and the religion itself on a global scale.

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Laura Sandys MP Recognised for National Epilepsy Awareness

A passionate and dedicated campaigner, Member of Parliament for South Thanet Laura Sandys has been nominated for her ongoing work on epilepsy awareness. Having epilepsy herself, Ms Sandys has a deep understanding regarding the concerns surrounding this issue and has consistently been pushing the debate through parliament.  

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Julian Brazier MP Nominated for Promoting Outdoor Adventure

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Ministry of Defence and MP for Canterbury and Whitstable Julian Brazier is nominated for his ongoing work to promote outdoor adventure. Mr Brazier has fought hard for young people to have opportunities to learn about risk management, self-discipline and teamwork through outdoor activities unfortunately deemed too hazardous by society.

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Chloe Smith MP Award Nomination for Norwich for Jobs Campaign

Chloe Smith MP of Norwich North has been shortlisted under the Business Driver category for the 2nd Annual Grassroot Diplomat Initiative Award. The MP has been nominated for driving the Norwich For Jobs campaign, which seeks to halve Norwich’s youth unemployment in two years.  

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Animal Activist David Amess MP Nominated for Initiative Award

David Amess, Member of Parliament for Southend West, has been shortlisted under the Policy Driver category for the 2nd Annual Grassroot Diplomat Initiative Award. The MP is nominated for his long-standing dedication to the protection of animal rights. 

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Apprenticeship Supporter James Duddridge MP Nominated for Grassroot Diplomat Award

James Duddridge MP of Rochford and Southend East has been nominated for the inaugural Grassroot Diplomat Initiative Award under the Business Driver category for raising awareness of funding for new apprentices.

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Gordon Henderson MP Award Nomination for Driving Local Business

Conservative MP Gordon Henderson has been nominated for the inaugural Grassroot Diplomat Initiative Award under the Business Driver category in reducing unemployment in his Sittingbourne and Sheppey constituency.

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Lawyer Politician Helen Grant MP Nominated for Championing Social Justice

Helen Grant MP of Maidstone and The Weald has been nominated for the inaugural Grassroot Diplomat Initiative Awardunder the Social Driver category for publicly speaking out for social justice and protecting legal aid in the UK. 

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