Imran Hussain

MP, Bradford East

Bradford East Labour

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Imran Hussain’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Imran Hussain sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Imran Hussain generally voted for higher taxes on banks, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes
  • Imran Hussain generally voted against more powers for local councils, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

We have lots more plain English analysis of Imran Hussain’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Imran Hussain’s full vote analysis page for more.

Imran Hussain has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Vacancies 21 Jun 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how her Department collects the vacancy rates of individual (a) maintained schools and (b) academies.
  • Developing Countries: Jobs and Livelihoods — [Mrs madeleine moon in the Chair] 15 Jun 2016

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mrs Moon. I follow other hon. Members in congratulating the Minister on his recent knighthood and elevation. In months to come, we may disagree on many things, but we can agree that there is no question of his commitment and passion to his current role and public service. I also congratulate the hon. Member for Stafford (Jeremy Lefroy) on...
  • Developing Countries: Jobs and Livelihoods — [Mrs madeleine moon in the Chair] 15 Jun 2016

    The hon. Gentleman makes a pertinent and timely intervention. He is absolutely right: there is strong evidence to suggest that, for many people, employment does not mean they are not living in poverty or even extreme poverty in some cases. The other issue with regard to urban areas, which I raised in an intervention, is urban planning. That is another barrier and we need to give it a lot more...

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Labour MP for Bradford East

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

Topics of interest

  • Department for International Development
  • Department for Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Department of Health
  • Department for Transport
  • Developing Countries: Females
  • English Language: Education
  • Developing Countries: Taxation
  • Burma: Elections
  • Overseas Aid

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (International Development) (since 14 Jan 2016)
  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (since 9 Nov 2015)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (since 12 Oct 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency


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  • Has spoken in 35 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Imran Hussain’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 151 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 63.45% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 65 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Imran Hussain’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 11 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Jun 2016.

1. Employment and earnings
15 May 2015, received £2,370.21 from Bradford Council, City Hall,City Park, Centenary Square, Bradford BD1 1HY, for my role as Deputy Leader of Bradford Council, and Councillor. Hours: at least 10 hours since the election. (I have repaid of £817.33 of the £2,370.21. This relates to the period after my resignation on 19 May.) (Registered 4 June 2015; updated 6 July 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: Unison
Address of donor: 130 Euston Road, London NW1 2AY.

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: printing of leaflets, provision of office and direct mailing between 25 October 2014 and 8 May 2015; total value £7,937

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 04 June 2015)
Name of donor: Amjid Hussain
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: printing of leaflets, calling cards, provision of speakers, delivery and direct mailing between 2 January 2015 and 4 June 2015; total value £16,904.43

Donor status: individual

(Registered 04 June 2015)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Medical Aid for Palestinians
Address of donor: 33a Islington Park Street, London N1 1QB

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights, accommodation and other transport with a total value of £758.72

Destination of visit: West Bank and Israel

Date of visit: 15–19 February 2016

Purpose of visit: fact finding visit organised by the Council for Arab-British Understanding and Medical Aid for Palestinians.

(Registered 07 March 2016)
8. Miscellaneous
Barrister, not currently practising. (Registered 04 June 2015)

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