Yasmin Qureshi

MP, Bolton South East

Bolton South East Labour

Yasmin Qureshi’s voting in Parliament

Yasmin Qureshi is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

This is a selection of Yasmin Qureshi’s votes.

  • Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Consistently voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes

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Yasmin Qureshi has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Debate on the Address: Education, Skills and Training 25 May 2016

    It is a pleasure to speak in today’s debate, which provides an opportunity to make observations and comments on the entire Gracious Speech. I was pleased to see that the Government intend to bring in legislation to deal with reform of the prison system and bring forward provisions regarding adoption and children in care. Previous Labour Governments spent billions and billions of pounds...
  • Safety in Custody and Violence in Prisons 9 May 2016

    In the last four years, there has been a rise in levels of violence against prison officers owing to understaffing and the fact that there are not enough rehabilitation programmes. Is it not time to re-evaluate how we decide who to send to prison and, when we do send them to prison, to make available proper rehabilitation provision?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Topical Questions 3 May 2016

    Will the Secretary of State reconsider the decision to scrap bursaries for nurses? First, that will deter mature students and people from black and minority ethnic communities and disadvantaged communities, and secondly, while nurses are training, they spend 50% of their time doing practical work, looking after people. It is unfair that they should pay to provide services to others.

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Labour MP for Bolton South East

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Work and Pensions
  • Department of Health
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Education
  • Burma
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Offences against Children: British Nationals Abroad
  • Kidneys: Diseases
  • Afghanistan

Currently held offices

  • Member, Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee (since 5 Jan 2016)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill (Commons) Committee (29 Apr 2014 to 7 Jul 2015)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (4 Nov 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Privacy and Injunctions (Joint Committee) (14 Jul 2011 to 12 Mar 2012)
  • Member, Political and Constitutional Reform Committee (12 Jul 2011 to 12 Dec 2011)
  • Member, Justice Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 16 May 2016.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Unitas Communications
Address of donor: 23 Austin Friars, London EC2N 2QP

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation for two people, value £1,200

Destination of visit: Atlanta, USA

Date of visit: 8-11 October 2015

Purpose of visit: to attend and speak at the Concordia Forum, which promotes greater social inclusion for minority groups within Europe and the US.

(Registered 08 February 2016; updated 15 March 2016)
Name of donor: Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: 29 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3ED

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): for two people, flights £225, accommodation approx. £234; total £459

Destination of visit: Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC)

Date of visit: 12-15 November 2015

Purpose of visit: as co-Chair APPG for TRNC I met with government officials to discuss the current political situation in TRNC.

(Registered 08 February 2016; updated 15 March 2016)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my husband, Nadeem Ashraf, as Constituency Caseworker and Administrative Officer. (Registered 15 March 2016)

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