Virendra Sharma

Labour MP for Ealing, Southall

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About your Member of Parliament

Your MP (Virendra Sharma) represents you, and all of the people who live in Ealing, Southall, at the UK Parliament in Westminster.

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Labour MP for Ealing, Southall

Entered the House of Commons on 20 July 2007 — Byelection

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Topics of interest

Virendra Sharma campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Health
  • Department of Health
  • Home Office
  • Foreign
  • Commonwealth and Development Office
  • Tuberculosis
  • Heart Diseases: Medical Treatments
  • Developing Countries: Tuberculosis
  • Hepatitis
  • Coronavirus: Screening

Currently held offices

  • Member, International Development Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 15 Jan 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) Bill Committee ( 5 Jan 2022 to 12 Jan 2022)
  • Member, International Development Sub-Committee on the Work of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (13 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, International Development Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (10 Feb 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (10 Feb 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (10 Feb 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, International Development Committee ( 8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) ( 2 Nov 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Health and Social Care Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, International Development Committee ( 9 Mar 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • PPS (Mr Phil Woolas, Minister of State), Home Office (30 Dec 2008 to 16 Jan 2009)
  • PPS (Mr Phil Woolas, Minister of State), HM Treasury (30 Dec 2008 to 16 Jan 2009)
  • Member, Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill (Joint Committee) ( 1 May 2008 to 22 Jul 2008)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) ( 9 Nov 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Justice Committee ( 6 Nov 2007 to 25 Jan 2010)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Tobacco and Vapes Bill 16 Apr 2024

    I support the Bill in principle, and will vote for its Second Reading later, because it is an anti-smoking measure. Smoking is the forgotten killer of our society, and the Bill contains initiatives against child vaping that I and others have been urging for some time. Let us not be in doubt: the Bill will pass, but it will pass with Labour votes, so I will direct my remarks to its...
  • Tobacco and Vapes Bill 16 Apr 2024

    The hon. Gentleman jumps to a point that I will cover later in my remarks. Most of the vapes being sold to our children are already illegal. While enforcement remains feeble, the disposable ban will make little difference. The Government are offering £10 million per year for three years to trading standards. That would be good if there were only 20 trading standards departments across the...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Heart Diseases: Health Services 15 Apr 2024

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether she has made an estimate of the number of heart valve disease patients treated in non-elective settings in the last 12 months; and whether she has made an assessment of the potential impact of this treatment on (a) hospital capacity and (b) patient's quality of life.

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Last updated: 18 Mar 2024.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Indian Economic Trade Organization
Address of donor: 3, Priyank Villa, IAF Post, Bagalur Road Bengaluru-560063, India
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation and registration fee, value £4,726
Destination of visit: Bengaluru and Indore, India
Dates of visit: 4-11 January 2023
Purpose of visit: Pravasi Bhartiya Divas and the NRI conference to further relations between India and the UK.
(Registered 06 March 2023)
Name of donor: Rabindra Jung Lamichhane
Address of donor: private
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Accommodation and meals, approximate value £400
Destination of visit: Kathmandu
Dates of visit: 16-20 March 2023
Purpose of visit: Promoting UK-Nepal relationship and strengthening of parliamentary bonds.
(Registered 17 April 2023)
Name of donor: Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology
Address of donor: KIIT Campus 1, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India, Pin - 751024
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation, and meals, approx. value £9,000
Destination of visit: New Delhi and Bhubaneswar
Dates of visit: 11-16 April 2023
Purpose of visit: Youth 20 consultation for G20 later this year, visiting Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, receipt of award.
(Registered 28 April 2023)
Name of donor: IMT International Tours
Address of donor: A-17, Pret Vihar, Delhi, 110092
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation and meals, total approx. value £2,052.82
Destination of visit: Mauritius
Dates of visit: 22-25 August 2023
Purpose of visit: To attend the third Excellence in Education Awards hosted by Intelligent Minds Trust (IMT) and receive an award.
(Registered 30 August 2023)
Name of donor: (1) Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council, Bangladesh (2) RRM Group
Address of donor: (1) Plot 44, Progoti Shoroni, Main Block-J, Baridhara, Dhaka - 1212, Bangladesh (2) Plot 44, Main Road, Block J, Baridhara, Dhaka - 1212, Bangladesh
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) International travel, accommodation and meals, approx. value £3,200 (2) Domestic transport, value £500
Destination of visit: Bangladesh
Dates of visit: 26-31 January 2024
Purpose of visit: Promoting UK-Bangladesh Trade and Investment, cross cultural relations and to understand the Rohingya Crisis.
(Registered 19 February 2024)

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