Tougher controls on laser pens
There has been an increasing number of incidences where laser pens are used to target civilian and military aircraft, as well as cars and trains and Rehman has been campaigning to make high powered laser pens prohibited items under the law.He has introduced a Bill in Parliament which would prohibit the possession of a laser pen of more than 1 milliwatt in strength, with the offence having the same sentence as carrying a knife.Rehman has also raised the issue in Parliament, calling on the Justice Secretary to support his proposal.
Mental Health Bills
To improve care for people with mental health, Rehman has introduced two Bills in Parliament.With one in four people in the UK suffering a mental illness at some point in their lives, and around two million more adults likely to face such an illness by 2030, Rehman believes more needs to be done to put mental health care on a more equal footing with physical health.
Rehman has been campaigning to promote religious freedom.In Parliament, Rehman spoke in a debate on the persecution of Christians around the World.Rehman has also raised the case of Asia Bibi in Parliament.Question to Leader of the House, 9 July 2015Question to Foriegn Minister, 2 December 2014