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Community response to Grenfell Tower; First female Sikh MP; African and Caribbean war memorial

William Crawley speaks to Rev Alan Everett and Lotifa Begum about their work with the local community since the Grenfell Tower fire.

A memorial to commemorate service men and women from Africa and the Caribbean is to be unveiled in Brixton. Trevor Barnes reports on their contribution during two World Wars and the campaign to build the memorial.

William speaks to Rev Dr Alan Everett from St Clements Church and Lotifa Begum from Islamic Relief about their work helping and counselling residents in the community in West London since the fire at Grenfell Tower.

Emily Buchanan talks to Christian Malanga, the President of the United Congolese Party. He plans to return to the DCR to initiate a 'peaceful uprising' in a country beset by corruption, sexual violence and instability.

Pope Francis demands obedience from priests of Nigerian diocese Christopher Lamb explains why.

Preet Kaur Gill, is the 1st Sikh female MP, she talks to William about why she went into politics and how her faith is an integral part of her work.

Tim Farron resigned as the leader of the Liberal Democrats this week, saying that he could not reconcile his role in politics with his Christian faith.
John Rentoul, Chief Political Correspondent for the Independent; Nick Spencer, research director for the think tank Theos; and Richard Harries, former Bishop of Oxford, will discuss if religion and politics can work and if so how?

Photo credit: Windrush Foundation

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Carmel Lonergan
Louise Clarke-Rowbotham

Editor
Amanda Hancox.

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