Rushanara Ali

Former MP, Bethnal Green and Bow

Bethnal Green and Bow Labour

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  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Details
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Details
  • Voted strongly against increasing the rate of VAT Details
  • Voted moderately against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details

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Rushanara Ali hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Former Labour MP for Bethnal Green and Bow

Entered House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

Left Parliament on 30 March 2015 — General election

Topics of interest

  • International Development
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Education
  • Work and Pensions
  • Health
  • Burma
  • Syria
  • 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 23 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 83 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has voted in 72.88% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 239 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 109 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

6. Overseas visits
Name of donor: Seoul Development Institute
Address of donor: 57 Nambusunhwan-ro, 340-gil, Seocho-gu, Seoul 137-071, Seoul
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): 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, updated 9 June 2014)
Name of donor: Chamber of Deputies (Câmara dos Deputados)
Address of donor: Palácio do Congresso Nacional, Esplanada dos Ministérios, Brasília – Distrito Federal Brasil, CEP: 70160-900
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): international air travel £2,146.63, domestic air travel £169.83 and accommodation plus food £413.64; total £2,730.10
Destination of visit: Brasilia, Brazil
Date of visit: 24 May - 1 June 2014
Purpose of visit: to attend and speak at a seminar on young people, education and social mobility and the role of political parties in the context of urban riots. 
(Registered 16 June 2014)
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 4 February 2015)
8. Land and Property
Two residential properties in London from which rental income is received.
(Updated 16 September 2014)

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