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Liberal Arts Lecture: Wajid Khan

Wajid Khan became Labour’s newest North West Member of European Parliament in June 2017.  Before becoming an MEP, Wajid was a senior lecturer at the University of Central Lancashire.  Wajid worked in the voluntary sector with young offenders.  The Burnley race riots in 2001 inspired Wajid to develop a number of community cohesion projects, he has addressed the Civil G8 on inclusive education in Moscow, advised the Russian Ministry of Education on developing youth strategies and developed higher education programmes to increase academic participation amongst women in the south Asian community.  The son of a taxi driver,  Wajid was born in Burnley and served as a Labour councillor.  He also serves on the Labour Party National Policy Forum and International Policy Commission. 
His talk is entitled: ‘Refugee: a collective responsibility’
Date:     Thursday 28 February 2019
Time:    4:00 pm (refreshments will be served from 3:45 pm)
Venue:  Memorial Hall
Admission Free
Memorial Hall
Old Hall Lane
M13 0XT