Rushanara Ali

MP, Bethnal Green and Bow

Bethnal Green and Bow Labour

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How Rushanara Ali voted
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  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefitsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted moderately against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails

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Rushanara Ali hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

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

    Does the Prime Minister stand by his words of 2010 that the blockaded Gaza “must not be allowed to remain a prison camp”? Does he believe that the killing of 500 people and the displacing of 83,000 people is a proportionate response to the attacks he has mentioned? May I appeal to him to show courage and international leadership and to act as an honest broker to help bring an end...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Work-related Learning (Schools) 21 Jul 2014

    I, too, welcome the Secretary of State and her new Ministers to their posts. The UK Commission for Employment and Skills has found that young people who have four or more work experience activities during their education are five times less likely to fall into the category of NEET—not in education, employment or training—in later life, yet work experience placements have declined...
  • Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Training 21 Jul 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many traineeships completed to date have lasted six weeks or less.

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Labour MP for Bethnal Green and Bow

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Topics of interest

  • International Development
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Education
  • Work and Pensions
  • Health
  • Burma
  • Syria
  • Private Sector
  • Overseas Aid: Private Sector
  • Overseas Aid

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (International Development) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2013)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Name of donor: Franco-British Colloque
Address of donor: 86 East Lane, West Horsley, Leatherhead, Surrey KT24 6LQ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: accommodation and food during a visit to Fleet, UK; total £1,078
Date of receipt of donation: 16-18 January 2014
Date of acceptance of donation: 16-18 January 2014
Donor status: company, registration 6913437
(Registered 21 February 2014)
6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: World Vision UK
Address of donor: Opal Drive, Fox Milne, Milton Keynes, MK15 0ZR
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): air travel at £745, taxis costing £95.55, accommodation costing £362.60 and food costing £95.55, making a total of £1,298.70
Destination of visit: Lebanon
Date of visit: 5-10 June 2013
Purpose of visit: Shadow Ministerial visit to assess the humanitarian situation in Lebanon, the plight of Syrian refugees and the effects of the Syrian crisis on Lebanese host communities
(Registered 19 June 2013)
Name of donor: (1) Seoul Metropolitan Government; (2) Seoul Institute
Address of donor: (1) Seoul City Hall, 110 Sejong-daero, Jung-gu, Seoul, Korea 100-744; (2) 57 Nambusunhwan-ro, 340-gil, Seocho-gu, Seoul 137-071, Seoul
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): (1) flights to South Korea and return from Bangladesh (see below): cost £2,500
Hotel accommodation, local transport and meals; cost £750
Destination of visit: South Korea
Date of visit: 6-11 September 2013
Purpose of visit: speaking in a conference related to Shadow Ministerial brief, social innovation exchange (SIX) event in Seoul City, South Korea on cities, urbanisation and development.
(Registered 28 November 2013)
Name of donor: NRB Bank Limited
Address of donor: Corporate Head Office, Richmond Concord (7th Floor), 68 Gulshan Avenue, Gulshan Circle -01, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Accommodation in Dhaka and Sylhet, domestic flights plus food; total £1,645
Destination of visit: Dhaka and Sylhet, Bangladesh
Date of visit: 11-18 September 2013
Purpose of visit: Shadow Ministerial visit and as Vice Chair of All-Party Parliamentary Group on Bangladesh, with a cross-party delegation visiting garment factories and meeting with workers following Rana Plaza industrial accident, to lead an inquiry by the APPG and assess progress of development and investment in Bangladesh by non-resident Bangladeshis.
(Registered 28 November 2013)
8. Land and Property
House in London, from which rental income is received.

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