Yasmin Qureshi campaigned to remain in the European Union
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Yasmin Qureshi’s voting in Parliament
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This is a selection of Yasmin Qureshi’s votes.
Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system
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The Minister says that 2,500 extra staff will be employed, but achieving the things that he has mentioned will require far more than 2,500 prison staff.
It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Nuttall. May I start by echoing the sentiments of the hon. Member for Dumfries and Galloway (Richard Arkless) and paying tribute to the hard work of our prison officers, who face daily dangers and carry out valuable work? I am grateful to my right hon. Friend the Member for Delyn (Mr Hanson) for securing today’s timely and...
I thank the Minister for that clarification. Some 324 people have died in prison this year so far, which includes 107 suicides. It appears that assaults on prison officers by prisoners are not being appropriately dealt with. Although the Minister has said there is “swift justice”, and although we welcome a zero-tolerance approach to violence, it is increasingly clear that prison...
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Labour MP for Bolton South East
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
- Department of Health
- Work and Pensions
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Offences against Children: British Nationals Abroad
- Kidneys: Diseases
Currently held offices
- Shadow Minister (Justice) (since 9 Oct 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee (5 Jan 2016 to 31 Oct 2016)
- Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 31 Oct 2016)
- Member, High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill (Commons) Committee (29 Apr 2014 to 7 Jul 2015)
- Member, Home Affairs Committee (4 Nov 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Privacy and Injunctions (Joint Committee) (14 Jul 2011 to 12 Mar 2012)
- Member, Political and Constitutional Reform Committee (12 Jul 2011 to 12 Dec 2011)
- Member, Justice Committee (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 21 Nov 2016.
Name of donor: Unitas Communications
Address of donor: 23 Austin Friars, London EC2N 2QP
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation for two people, value £1,200
Destination of visit: Atlanta, USA
Date of visit: 8-11 October 2015
Purpose of visit: to attend and speak at the Concordia Forum, which promotes greater social inclusion for minority groups within Europe and the US.
(Registered 08 February 2016
; updated 15 March 2016
Name of donor: Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: 29 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3ED
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): for two people, flights £225, accommodation approx. £234; total £459
Destination of visit: Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC
Date of visit: 12-15 November 2015
Purpose of visit: as co-Chair APPG
for TRNC I met with government officials to discuss the current political situation in TRNC.
(Registered 08 February 2016; updated 15 March 2016)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my husband, Nadeem Ashraf, as Constituency
Caseworker and Administrative Officer. (Registered 15 March 2016)
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