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.
Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 6 votes against, between 2010–2017
Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
11 votes for, 0 votes against, 4 absences, between 2011–2016
Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 3 absences, between 2010–2016
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
2 votes for, 2 votes against, 6 absences, between 2011–2016
Has never voted on raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices
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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many prison officers were on leave of absence due to mental illness in 2015-16; and for how many days each such absence lasted.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many jobcentres were closed in (a) 2014-15 and (b) 2015-16.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether exemptions exist for fees for biometric residence permits for people affected by changes to the right to work rules made in 2014 which mean that an expired travel document with a valid visa is no longer sufficient proof of right to work.
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Labour MP for Bolton South East
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
Yasmin Qureshi campaigned to remain in the European Union
- 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: 20 Mar 2017.
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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