Hustings in the City & the Parliamentary Launch of the British Sikh Report

The City Sikhs Network is an apolitical organisation that aims to work with all political parties to help create positive change within society and develop the next generation of political leadership amongst Sikh, Asian and other faith communities.

Our flag ship events include political hustings in the city of London and the parliamentary launch of the prestigious British Sikh Report every year.


Neel Patani

Structured Products, Nomura, Chair for event

“Hustings in the City” at the Chartered Insurance Institute May 2017

Hustings in the City 2017 took place at the prestigious Chartered Insurance Institute in London in collaboration with City Hindus Network. This was the largest General Election Hustings in London attended by 150+ professionals.

Speakers at Hustings in the City 2017 at the Chartered Insurance Institute

Rt Hon Stephen Timms

MP fo East Ham

Labour Party

Shailesh Vara

MP for North West Cambridgeshire

Conservative Party

The Rt Hon. the Baroness Northover

Lords Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)

Liberal Democrats

Rachel Collinson

Business Spokesperson

Green Party

David Kurten

Spokesperson for Education

UKIP


Parliamentary Launch of the 5th Edition of the British Sikh Report at the House of Commons Mar 2017

The British Sikh Report team in partnership with the City Sikhs Network were delighted to launch the 5th edition of the British Sikh Report.

Speakers at Launch of the 5th Edition of the British Sikh Report

Jasvir Singh OBE

Chair of the British Sikh Report

Jagdev Singh Virdee

Leading International Expert on Official Statistics and Editor of the British Sikh Report

Hartej Singh

Executive Director at Various UK Banks and Member of the BSR Team

Dr Jagbir Jhutti-Johal

Senior Lecturer at the School of Philosophy Theology and Religion, University of Birmingham

Rani Bilkhu

Founder and Director at Jeena

Dharmender Tathgur

Civil Servant at the Department of Transport and a Member of the Sikhs in Government Network

Rob Marris MP

MP for Wolverhampton South West and Chair of the APPG for British Sikhs

Rt Hon Pat McFadden MP

MP for Wolverhampton South East

Fiona McTaggart MP

MP for Slough

Labour Party

The Rt Hon. the Lord Dholakia OBE DL

Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats in the House of Lords

Rt Hon John McDonnell MP

MP for Hayes and Harlington and Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer

Labour Party


Parliamentary Launch of the 4th Edition of the British Sikh Report at the House of Commons Mar 2016

The British Sikh Report team in partnership with the City Sikhs Network were delighted to launch the 4th edition of the British Sikh Report.

Speakers at Launch of the 4th Edition of the British Sikh Report

Jasvir Singh OBE

Chair of the British Sikh Report

Jagdev Singh Virdee

Leading International Expert on Official Statistics and Editor of the British Sikh Report

Hartej Singh

Executive Director at Various UK Banks and Member of the BSR Team

Rob Marris MP

MP for Wolverhampton South West and Chair of the APPG for British Sikhs

Rt Hon Pat McFadden MP

MP for Wolverhampton South East

Fiona McTaggart MP

MP for Slough

Labour Party

The Rt Hon. the Lord Tebbit CH

Conservative Party

Paul Scully MP

MP for Sutton and Cheam

Conservative

Kirith Ahluwalia

Vice Chair for Young Fabians International Network and Ambassador for the City Sikhs Network 


Jasvir Singh OBE

Family Law Barrister, Chair for event

“Hustings in the City” at the Chartered Insurance Institute April 2015

Mayoral Hustings in the City 2015 took place at the prestigious Chartered Insurance Institute in London in collaboration with City Hindus Network. This was the largest General Election Hustings in London attended by 200+ professionals.

Speakers at Hustings in the City 2015 at the Chartered Insurance Institute

Sadiq Khan MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Justice

Labour Party

Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP

Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

Conservative Party

Rt Hon Tom Brake MP

Parliamentary Secretary and Deputy Leader of the House of Commons

Liberal Democrats

Benali Hamdache

Equalities Spokesperson

Green Party

Peter Whittle

Culture Spokesperson

UKIP


Parliamentary Launch of the 3rd Edition of the British Sikh report at the House of Commons Mar 2015

The British Sikh Report team in partnership with the City Sikhs Network were delighted to launch the 3rd edition of the British Sikh Report.

Speakers at Launch of the 3rd Edition of the British Sikh Report

Jasvir Singh

Chair of the British Sikh Report

Baroness Sandip Verma

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Department of Energy & Climate Change 

Conservative Party

Fiona McTaggart MP

MP for Slough

Labour Party

Parmjit Dhanda

First minister to serve in the UK Government of Indian Heritage

Pat McFadden MP

MP for Wolverhampton South East

Labour Party


Parliamentary Launch of the 2nd Edition of the British Sikh report at the House of Commons Mar 2014

The British Sikh Report team in partnership with the City Sikhs Network and the All Party Parliamentary Group for British Sikhs were delighted to launch the 2nd edition of the British Sikh Report.

 

Speakers at Launch of the 2nd Edition of the British Sikh Report

 

Jasvir Singh

Chair of the British Sikh Report

Priti Patel MP

MP for Witham

Conservative Party

Fabian Hamilton MP

MP for Leeds North

Labour Party

Sadiq Khan MP

MP for Tooting

Labour Party

Dr Onkar Sahota

Member of the London Assembly

Labour Party

Charlotte Sawyer

Welcome note at the Parliamentary Launch of the British Sikh Report 2014


Jasvir Singh OBE

Family Law Barrister, Chair for event

“British Asians in Politics” at the House of Commons November 2013

Asians in Politics provided an opportunity to hear leading politicians share their views about their career followed by a Q&A session. The event explored politics as a career and advice from politicians who have broken through to the corridors of power. You can see a full set of pictures here

Speakers at British Asians in Politics at the House of Commons

Richard Harrington MP

MP for Watford

Conservative Party

Rajveen Takhar

Civil Servant at UK MInistry of Justice

Sadiq Khan MP

MP for Tooting

Labour Party

Cllr Kamaljit Chana

Councillor for Harrow

Conservative Party


Parliamentary Launch of the 1st Edition of the British Sikh report at the House of Commons Mar 2013

The British Sikh Report team in partnership with the City Sikhs Network and the All Party Parliamentary Group for British Sikhs were delighted to launch the 1st edition of the British Sikh Report.

 

Speakers at Launch of the 1st Edition of the British Sikh Report

 

Jasvir Singh

Chair of the British Sikh Report team

Fabian Hamilton MP

Labour MP for Leeds North

Kulveer Ranger

Mayor of London’s Director of Environment

Asif Sadiq

Head of the Equality, Diversity and Human Rights Unit for the City of London Police

Dr Surinder Hundal

Consultant

Dr Opinderjit Kaur Thakar

Senior Lecturer and Head of Religious Studies at the University of Wolverhampton


Jasvir Singh OBE

Family Law Barrister, Chair for event

“Mayoral Hustings in the City” at Deloitte April 2012

“Mayoral Hustings in the City” was co-hosted by Deloitte’s Multicultural and Deloitte’s Hindu Networks; and the City Sikhs Network in anticipation of the forthcoming Mayoral elections. An opportunity to explore the policies of the various candidates and for the audience to ask questions directly to the candidates, one of whom could be in control of the £3.2 billion annual budget of the Greater London Authority in May 2012. Topics of discussion included policing, transport, the London riots, the congestion charge, technology and the Olympics amongst many others. Link to pictures is available here.

Speakers at Mayoral Hustings in the City 2012 at Deloitte

James Cleverly

Leader of the Conservative Party in the London Assembly

Conservative Party representing Boris Johnson

Valerie Shawcross CBE

Member of the London Assembly for Lambeth and Southwark

Labour Party representing Ken Livingstone

Brian Paddick

Liberal Democrat Mayoral Candidate

Natalie Bennett

Green Party representing Jenny Jones

Lawrence Webb

UKIP Mayoral Candidate

Siobhan Benita

Independent Mayoral Candidate