Yasmin Qureshi

Shadow Minister (Justice)

Labour MP for Bolton South East

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Last updated: 9 Apr 2019

Recent appearances

  • Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill 25 Jun 2019

    This debate has seen considered and valuable contributions. There have been many points of agreement across the House—and obviously some differences. I thank all Members who participated, starting with the hon. Member for Newton Abbot (Anne Marie Morris), who is not in her place. She talked about the importance of marriage while recognising the challenges, issues and realities when people...
  • Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill 25 Jun 2019

    I thank my hon. Friend for that helpful intervention. I hope the Lord Chancellor was listening to that and to everything else we are saying on the Opposition Benches. More could be done in the Bill to support the most-at-risk people seeking a divorce. The Bill does not remove the bar on petitioning for divorce in the first year of marriage, despite charities and campaigners pointing to the...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Treatment Of, and Outcomes For, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Individuals in the Criminal Justice System Independent Review 24 Jun 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what steps his Department has taken to implement recommendation 11 of the Lammy Review; and what information his Department holds on (a) racial and (b) gender breakdowns of (i) plea and (ii) remand decisions in magistrates' courts in the last 12 months.

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Labour MP for Bolton South East

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

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Topics of interest

Yasmin Qureshi campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Ministry of Justice
  • Health
  • Department of Health
  • Work and Pensions
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Burma
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Pregnancy Tests
  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 3 Jun 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
20 May 2019, received £150 from ComRes, Coveham House, Downside Bridge Road, Cobham KT11 3EP, for completing surveys. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 21 May 2019)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Yunus Emre Institute
Address of donor: 10 Maple Street, London W1T 5HA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights to Istanbul £954; internal flights £250; accommodation and meals £1,771; ground transportation £278; total £3,253

Destination of visit: Istanbul, Ankara and Gaziantep, Turkey

Dates of visit: 7-10 November 2018

Purpose of visit: Parliamentary delegation to see the conditions of refugees and the camps, to meet the key officials and ministers.

(Registered 04 December 2018)
Name of donor: Remembering Srebrenica
Address of donor: Newland House, 137-139 Hagley Rd, Birmingham B16 8UA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel including flights £329; accommodation £152; food £105; total £586

Destination of visit: Bosnia

Dates of visit: 22-25 March 2018

Purpose of visit: Lessons from Srebrenica Delegation.

(Registered 05 December 2018)
Name of donor: Unitas Communications
Address of donor: 1st Mark Street, London E1 1DA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and accommodation, total £1,000

Destination of visit: Geneva

Dates of visit: 13-16 August 2018

Purpose of visit: To attend Concordia Forum conference.

(Registered 12 December 2018)
Name of donor: Zenap Kartak
Address of donor: private

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights to Istanbul £800 and accommodation £1,000, total £1,800

Destination of visit: Istanbul, Turkey

Dates of visit: 8-11 July 2017

Purpose of visit: To meet with officials and the President; discussions on democracy in Turkey.

(Registered 23 January 2019)
Name of donor: The Council of British Hajjis (CBHUK)
Address of donor: Commerce House, 346B St Helens Road, Bolton BL3 3RR

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and accommodation, total value £1,250

Destination of visit: Jedda, Saudi Arabia

Dates of visit: 29 November – 3 December 2018

Purpose of visit: On the invitation of the British Consulate General, as Chair of the APPG on Hajj and Umarah.

(Registered 23 January 2019)
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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