Helen calls on the Prime Minister to protect BAME people through a second wave

Yesterday, the Prime Minister announced new restrictions to prevent the spread of coronavirus. I am proud to represent one of the most diverse constituencies in the country.

The disproportionate impact of coronavirus on black, Asian and minority ethnic residents has been one of the most shocking aspects of the pandemic and the government was warned multiple times that they needed to take immediate action to stop preventable deaths.

I challenged the Prime Minister on the intervention this weekend by the Chair of the British Medical Association who said that the government’s inaction will be lead to more preventable deaths over the coming months >>

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  • Helen Hayes
    published this page in News 2020-10-01 15:23:55 +0100