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.

  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections 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
  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system

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

Recent appearances

  • Prison Safety and Security — [Mr David Nuttall in the Chair] 1 Dec 2016

    The Minister says that 2,500 extra staff will be employed, but achieving the things that he has mentioned will require far more than 2,500 prison staff.
  • Prison Safety and Security — [Mr David Nuttall in the Chair] 1 Dec 2016

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Nuttall. May I start by echoing the sentiments of the hon. Member for Dumfries and Galloway (Richard Arkless) and paying tribute to the hard work of our prison officers, who face daily dangers and carry out valuable work? I am grateful to my right hon. Friend the Member for Delyn (Mr Hanson) for securing today’s timely and...
  • Prison Safety and Security — [Mr David Nuttall in the Chair] 1 Dec 2016

    I thank the Minister for that clarification. Some 324 people have died in prison this year so far, which includes 107 suicides. It appears that assaults on prison officers by prisoners are not being appropriately dealt with. Although the Minister has said there is “swift justice”, and although we welcome a zero-tolerance approach to violence, it is increasingly clear that prison...

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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

  • 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: 21 Nov 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)

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