We Stand Together

On Friday 03 February we attended a community workshop #WeStandTogether organised by Sonder Radio working in partnership with Reform Radio as part of Radequal. We had some great discussions around our values as a society and how equality and standing up against hate is very important for a progressive society. We also discussed how to identify and report a hate crime.


Event with Andy Burnham MP

We attended an event on 20 January to meet Andy Burnham MP who is Labour's candidate for Mayor of Manchester. As Andy took questions from the audience, we asked him if he would commit to resettling Syrian refugees to Manchester under the Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme.


Speaking to Liverpool Trades Union Council

We attended a meeting of the Liverpool Trades Union Council on 19 January and delivered a brief presentation on Syria and how networks of solidarity could be built with the trades unions across the country. The attendees were extremely supportive of the Syrian people and we look forward to working with the LTUC on Syria initiatives.


Meeting with Mike Kane MP

We met with Mike Kane MP in his constituency office on 13 January to discuss various issues pertaining to Syria. We focused on two core themes, the first pertaining to refugee support with Mr. Kane has a demonstrated track record, and secondly in finding a political solution in Syria.


Alison McGovern MP's visit to Rethink Rebuild

We met with Alison McGovern MP on 23 December. Alison, who is the co-chair of the Friends of Syria All-Party Parliamentary Group, kindly came to our office in Longsight, and we discussed how the situation in Syria may progress and how we should respond here in the UK.