Tulip receives UK ‘Labour Newcomer MP of the year’ award

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PV Desk : Labour Party MP and granddaughter of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Tulip Rizwana Siddiq received an award for ‘Labour Newcomer MP of the year’ at the annual Patchwork Foundation Awards in Westminster.

She recently received the award from the Speaker of the House of Commons John Simon Bercow.

“I was so proud to receive a certificate for Labour Newcomer of the Year and to speak to the brilliant volunteers about life as an MP”, reads a facebook post of Tulip, daughter of Sheikh Rehana.

The Patchwork Foundation is a UK-wide organisation that supports the integration of different communities into British democracy and civil society.

Many of those who receive awards use their speeches to further encourage young people to engage in the political world that governs their lives. Attendees include Government cabinet members, other ministers and the Speaker of the House of Commons.