Yasmin Qureshi

MP, Bolton South East

Bolton South East Labour

Yasmin Qureshi campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Yasmin Qureshi’s voting in Parliament

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

This is a selection of Yasmin Qureshi’s votes.

  • Has never voted on raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices
  • Generally voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year 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
  • Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes

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Yasmin Qureshi has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: Nepal Earthquake: Aid 14 Sep 2016

    What support her Department has provided to victims of the earthquake in Dolakha, Nepal of May 2015.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: Nepal Earthquake: Aid 14 Sep 2016

    I warmly welcome the Minister to his place. A Must for Dolakha is a charity based in Farnworth in my constituency. Mr Heslop, who represents the charity, visited the region recently and found that a number of people did not have any food or shelter. There was a feeling that aid had not reached a number of people in need. Will the Minister meet me and representatives of the charity to discuss...
  • Educational Performance: Boys 6 Sep 2016

    I just want to make a few quick points. I think it is well accepted that working-class children generally do less well in school, in university and later in professions. We have recently learned that boys are performing worse than girls, especially at a young age, which is concerning. It is a well-known fact that if someone’s linguistic skills are good, and if they have started learning...

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Labour MP for Bolton South East

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Department of Health
  • Work and Pensions
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Education
  • Burma
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Offences against Children: British Nationals Abroad
  • Kidneys: Diseases
  • Afghanistan

Currently held offices

  • Member, Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee (since 5 Jan 2016)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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: 5 Sep 2016.

4. Visits outside the UK
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)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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