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.
Voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 3 absences, between 2010–2016
Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
3 votes for, 18 votes against, 4 absences, between 2010–2015
Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system
Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
0 votes for, 13 votes against, 5 absences, between 2012–2018
Has never voted on raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices
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Last updated: 19 Dec 2018
In the ’60s and ’70s, 1.2 million Primodos pills were prescribed to women, including three of my constituents. Each dosage was equivalent to 40 oral contraceptive pills. Thousands of babies were born with deformities. A recent Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency review was widely criticised for being a whitewash. Now Professor Carl Heneghan of Oxford University has...
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make an assessment of the merits in the conclusions of the 2018 report by Professor Carl Heneghan on oral hormones pregnancy tests and the risks of congenital malformations; and if he will make a statement.
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. I was not intending to make a point of order, but it is important for me to place on record that in the eight and a half years I have been in this place, every time I have had an occasion to speak to any of the House officials—the Table Office, the Clerks, the Public Bill Office or the Private Bill Office—I have been given the most brilliant advice from...
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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
- Ministry of Justice
- 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: 7 Jan 2019.
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)
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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