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 for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016
Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
3 votes for, 18 votes against, 4 absences, between 2010–2015
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, 12 votes against, 5 absences, between 2012–2014
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
Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
Consistently voted against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, in 2011
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Yasmin Qureshi has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2017
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Will you advise and guide me on the appropriate step I should take? At last week’s Prime Minister’s questions I asked about a petition being handed in at 10 Downing Street. The Prime Minister said that she did not understand what I was talking about, because a petition had been received. My question, however, was very specific. The petitioners said...
Why are the Government contradicting their argument in the 2015 upper tribunal case of HL v. SSWP, where they argued that psychological distress should be included in PIP assessments?
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many reported incidents of violence in prisons resulted in (a) arrest and (b) charge, by type of offence in each of the last four years.
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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)
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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 20 Feb 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)
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