Rushanara Ali’s voting in Parliament
Rushanara Ali is a Labour MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Rushanara Ali’s votes.
Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system
Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
Consistently voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
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Rushanara Ali never rebelled against their party in this parliament
Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families. This appalling act of terror against defenceless holidaymakers highlights the need for us to fight extremism both at home and abroad. These terrorists seek to drive a wedge between the majority of the world’s Muslims, who have no truck with what they represent, and everyone else. We must all work harder to make sure that...
To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the reasons are for the time taken to open the safe corridor pilot for UK-Somalia remittances.
To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, when he expects the safe corridor pilot for remittances to Somalia to open.
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Labour MP for Bethnal Green and Bow
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
- International Development
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Work and Pensions
- Private Sector
- Unemployment: Young People
- Overseas Aid: Private Sector
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Treasury Committee (24 Nov 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Shadow Minister (Education) (7 Oct 2013 to 26 Sep 2014)
- Shadow Minister (International Development) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2013)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 10 Aug 2015.
2. (a) Support linked to an MP
but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Tower Hamlets Labour Party
Address of donor: 349 Cambridge Heath Road, Bethnal Green, London E2 9RA
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: donations raised at or received as a result of a fundraising event on 28 January 2015, total £10,034.86 (which includes no individual registrable donations)
Donor status: unincorporated association
(Registered 06 June 2015)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Mr Peter Hearn
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £20,000 to support my campaign for the deputy leadership of the Labour Party. £7,946.00 was returned to Peter Hearn on 13 July 2015 due to my withdrawal from the Deputy Leadership race.
Date received: 26 June 2015
Date accepted: 26 June 2015
Donor status: individual
(Registered 16 July 2015)
Name of donor: Franco-British Colloque
Address of donor: 86 East Lane, West Horsley, Leatherhead, Surrey KT24 6LQ
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): food, accommodation and transport; total £785.65
Destination of visit: Paris
Date of visit: 15-17 January 2015
Purpose of visit: to attend the Franco-British Colloque’s 2015 Conference.
(Registered 04 February 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Two residential properties in London: (i) and (ii)
(Registered 16 September 2014)
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