Rushanara Ali

MP, Bethnal Green and Bow

Bethnal Green and Bow Labour

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Rushanara Ali’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Rushanara Ali’s votes.

  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year 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 increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Consistently voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes

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Rushanara Ali has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

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Profile

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
  • Education
  • Work and Pensions
  • Health
  • Burma
  • Syria
  • Private Sector
  • Unemployment: Young People
  • Overseas Aid: Private Sector

Currently held offices

  • Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee (since 26 Oct 2015)

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: 6 Jun 2016.

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)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Franco-British Colloque
Address of donor: Station House, Station Approach, East Horsley KT24 6QX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: in attending the Franco-British Colloque’s 2016 Conference, food, accommodation and transport; total £1,414

Date received: 14-16 January 2016

Date accepted: 14 January 2016

Donor status: company, registration 06913437

(Registered 10 February 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Counterpoint Global
Address of donor: Counterpoint, Somerset House, New Wing, Strand, London WC2R 1LA

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): food, accommodation and transport with a total value of £950

Destination of visit: Florence, Italy

Date of visit: 6–8 March 2016

Purpose of visit: to attend and speak at the Bridges Project Conference 2015/2016.

(Registered 26 April 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Two residential properties in London: (i) and (ii). (Registered 16 September 2014)

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