Yasmin Qureshi

MP, Bolton South East

Bolton South East Labour

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How Yasmin Qureshi voted
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  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
  • Has never voted on raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted strongly against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax")Details
  • Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails

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Yasmin Qureshi hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Ukraine (Flight MH17) and Gaza 21 Jul 2014

    The Prime Minister will be aware that nothing happens in isolation. One of the reasons for what is happening is that in Gaza, in the past 60 years more than 6 million Palestinians have been forced out of their homes, forced to live in squalor while moving from one country to another, unlawfully imprisoned and treated really badly. All those people have legal documents to prove their ownership...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Burma 21 Jul 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will raise with the Government of Burma reported threats that ethnic Rohingya identifying themselves as such in the census could face arrest.
  • Written Answers — International Development: Burma 21 Jul 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what reports she has received of an increase in death rates in camps for the Rohingya following the expulsion of MSF and other agencies from Rakhine State, Burma.

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Labour MP for Bolton South East

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

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

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, Coveham House, Downside Bridge Road, Cobham, Surrey KT11 3EP, for completing surveys:
Payment of £75 for survey, 26 February 2013. Hours: 20 mins. Payment donated to my constituency party. (Registered 7 June 2013)
Payment of £75 for survey, 22 March 2013. Hours: 20 mins. Payment donated to my constituency party. (Registered 7 June 2013)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor:
(1)British Pakistan Foundation
(2)Rural Support Programme Network
Address of donor:
(1)Winchester House, 259-269 Old Marylebone Road, London NW1 5RA
(2)UNDP (United Nations Development Programme), Rural Support Programme Network, No. 7, Street 49, Sector F-6/4, Islamabad, Pakistan
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value):
(1)Flight costs: £900
(2)Accommodation cost in Pakistan: £750
Destination of visit: Pakistan
Date of visit: 21 August-1 September 2013
Purpose of visit: to meet with the Chief Secretary of the Punjab Provincial Government, to discuss and visit educational projects in Punjab which have been funded by the Department for International Development.
(Registered 17 September 2013)
Name of donor: Unitas Communications
Address of donor: Palmerston House, 80-84, Old Street, London EC1V 9NN
Amount of donation (or estimate of probable value):  flights, accommodation etc with a value of £1,847.98
Destination of visit: Washington, DC,
Date of visit: 10-14 October 2013
Purpose of visit: To attend and speak at Conference, and chair a seminar
(Registered 12 December 2013)

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