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.

  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees 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 against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords 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 — Prime Minister: Engagements 26 Oct 2016

    In Indian-occupied Kashmir over the past three months 150 people have died, 600 have been blinded by the deliberate use of pellet guns, and more than 16,000 injured, many critically. There have been unexplained disappearances and shortages of food and medicine. Will the Prime Minister meet me and cross-party colleagues to discuss the human rights abuses and the issue of self-determination for...
  • Baby Loss: Hormone Pregnancy Tests 13 Oct 2016

    I am conscious of the time. First, I thank all Members who have attended the debate. I thank the victims, some of whom are in the Gallery today, and Marie Lyon. I know we do not often refer to our staff, but I thank my researcher Sadia Ali, who has done incredible work on this issue with me for the past couple of years. I am glad that the Minister has said that he will meet us, and we will...
  • Baby Loss: Hormone Pregnancy Tests 13 Oct 2016

    I beg to move, That this House notes that an Expert Working Panel Group Inquiry was set up by the Government to investigate and assess evidence on children born with serious deformities due to hormone pregnancy test drugs taken by expectant mothers between 1953 and 1975; further notes with concern that the terms of reference as set out by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory...

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Labour MP for Bolton South East

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


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)
  • 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: 17 Oct 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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