South Swindon MP Robert Buckland MP has been nominated for the first ever Grassroot Diplomat Initiative Awards.
The award looks to recognise outstanding diplomats and politicians in the UK for their dedication, commitment and selfless efforts in representing civilian matters at the highest level.
Nominated under the Policy Driver category, Mr Buckland has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to children with special educational needs both nationally and locally in his constituency. Without Mr Buckland’s intervention, thousands of children with special needs would have lost access to legal help they need to secure a quality of education.
The MP provides invaluable support to the National Autistic Society and is renowned for bringing the voices of disadvantaged young people right into the heart of parliament.
Talyn Rahman-Figueroa, Director of Grassroot Diplomat said, “Grassroot diplomacy empowers the voiceless, defines a path for the hopeless, and restores faith to influencers. The Initiative Award seeks to build trust again between the ‘us and them’ and bring people of all statuses together.”
Mr Buckland is committed to engaging the grassroots in its combined efforts to understanding autism at an early stage, and for this, his efforts are being recognised here.
Over 50 high-level government officials have been nominated in 3 categories but there can only be six winners. Join Robert Buckland and other government nominees at the Vincent Rooms, Westminster with evening performance led by Euro-Vision Song Contest artist, Imaani, on 31 January 2013 to find out the winners.
For ticket information, see: www.grassrootdiplomat.org/awards.