Asian Conservative Link (BACL) Dinner at the Carlton Club on 27th
March 2006 in Aid of the Centre for Social Justice.
Chief Guest, the Rt. Hon. Iain Duncan-Smith MP and Guest of Honour Mr.
Dominic Grieve MP, Shadow Attorney General.
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Rt. Hon. David Cameron MP. Leader Of The Conservative Party.
British Asian Conservative Link held a prestigious function on the 27th
March 06 at the historic Carlton Club in the heart of
. The event was in support of the
initiative headed by The Rt. Hon Iain Duncan-Smith MP, The Centre for Social
dinner was attended by over 80 guests including Mr Dominic Grieve MP, Shadow
Attorney General and Mr Tariq
Ghaffur, Assistant Police Commissioner.
Centre for Social Justice is designed to help not only the under privileged
section of our society but also the victims of drugs and crime.
The Rt. Hon. Iain Duncan-Smith MP made a video presentation highlighting
the work of the Centre and also made a passionate speech conveying the message
that we must all help the weaker sections of the community. If not then we
would be the losers in the end. If
helped, this section of society can actually contribute positively, but if left
alone, it may actually work against the society in which we all live.
Chairman of the BACL, Mr Ranbir Suri presented Mr Duncan-Smith with a cheque
for £2500 from the BACL in support of The Centre. Mr Suri also praised the
work that Mr Duncan-Smith is involved in and went on to praise the way in which
he has gone out of his way to engage British Asians into politics, the same aim
for which Mr Suri founded the BACL.
Secretary of the BACL, Rami Ranger praised Mr Suri for his vision when creating
the BACL and thanked Mr Duncan-Smith for changing the attitude of many and
making the Conservative Party an inclusive Party. He also thanked Mr Dominic
Grieve MP for helping the Asian Community and bringing it closer to the Party.
Grieve then addressed the guests and praised the work of Mr Duncan-Smith as a
leader who brought him into the role of helping the community, a role that Mr.
Grieve is still doing and very much enjoying.
Ghaffur, Assistant Police Commissioner, talked about his new initiative,
Operation Quadrant. It is designed
to combat crime within the South Asian community settled in the
. He also went on to promote
community policing in
, where the community is working in partnership with the police. He wishes to
involve the Asian Organisations to become partners in the Quadrant so that it
becomes a community led initiative.
Mr Veni Vaghela thanked the guests, the Chairman of the BACL, Mr Suri and his
executive team for their hard work. He also thanked The Rt. Hon. Iain
Duncan-Smith MP, Mr Dominic Grieve MP, Mr Ghaffur and the management of the
Carlton Club who had provided all with an excellent service and meal during the
click here to read the speech given by Dr Rami Ranger, MBE, FRSA
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at the Function
Hon Iain Duncan Smith MP Addressing the Guests
Ranbir Suri, Chairman BACL Presenting Rt. Hon Iain Duncan Smith MP With A
Cheque As Rami Ranger, General Secretary BACL Looks On.
Ranger, General Secretary BACL Addressing the Guests
Dominic Grieve MP Addressing the Guests
Ghaffur, Assistant Police Commissioner Addressing the Guests
vote of thanks by Mr. Veni Vaghela