The Society of Labour Lawyers (SLL) executive committee is consulting on revisions to the SLL rules/constitution. Here is a summary of the key proposed changes: Adding the upholding of equality and the furtherance of democratic socialism (rather than just socialism) to the objects of SLL. Allowing people who are qualified in jurisdictions outside the UKContinue reading “Summary of proposed changes to the Society of Labour Lawyers constitution”
Author Archives: Omar Salem
7 questions Labour must answer
I have written for Left Foot Foward about what I think are the key 7 questions that Labour must answer following the general election defeat. You can read the article here.
A Tory majority would destroy our human rights
I wrote an article with Matthew Turner, Chair and Executive Director of the Labour Campaign for Human Rights, for LabourList on the threat the Tories pose to human rights. You can read the article here.
Laura Kuenssberg can describe me as a Labour activist – I’m proud of my values
I wrote an article for LabourList on Laura Kuenssberg describing me as a “Labour activist” following my confrontation with Boris Johnson. You can read the article here.
When Boris Johnson came to my daughter’s hospital I gave him a piece of my mind – the NHS deserves better
I wrote an article for inews on my confrontation with Boris Johnson about my daughter’s treatment and the NHS and about the Rebuild Our Health Service campaign. You can read the article here.
‘I’m the dad who confronted Boris Johnson – his NHS spin is just to get votes’
I wrote an article for The Mirror on my confrontation with Boris Johnson about my daughter’s treatment and the NHS and about the Rebuild Our Health Service campaign. You can read the article here.
Proposed changes to the Society of Labour Lawyers’ constitution
Following the unainmous passing of a motion I proposed at the 2018 Society of Labour Lawyers (SLL) AGM, a working group was set up to carry out a review of SLL’s constitution, corporate governance, working processes and diversity. The work of the working group has so far focussed on reviewing the SLL rules/constitution. The motionContinue reading “Proposed changes to the Society of Labour Lawyers’ constitution”
Some of my writing
I love writing about political issues. I have written about the NHS for The Guardian, about Aung San Suu Kyi and the Rohingya crisis for the Huffinton Post, about Brexit for Left Foot Forward and Labour for a Socialist Europe and for LabourList about lots of different subjects.
Launching Rebuild Our Health Service
I have written an article in The Guardian launching a new campaign: Rebuild Our Health Service. Following my daughter’s experience at Whipps Crosss Hospital and my encouter with Boris Johnson there, I realised that there is a huge buildings crisis in the NHS. Essential repairs and replacement of buildings and equipment have not been doneContinue reading “Launching Rebuild Our Health Service”