Yasmin Qureshi

Shadow Minister (International Development)

Labour MP for Bolton South East

@YasminQureshiMP https://facebook.com/yasminqureshiuk

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Yasmin Qureshi’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 12 Oct 2020. Learn more about our voting records and what they mean.

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Developing Countries: Education 3 Dec 2021

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps she is taking to ensure that (a) girls and (b) girl-led groups are partners in initiatives on girls’ education supported by the UK.
  • Backbench Business: Tokyo Nutrition for Growth Summit — [Mr Peter Bone in the Chair] 2 Dec 2021

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Bone. I thank the right hon. Member for Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale (David Mundell) for securing this timely debate, and my hon. Friend the Member for Sunderland Central (Julie Elliott) for all the work that she does in her APPG. I also thank the hon. Member for Glasgow North (Patrick Grady), my hon. Friend the Member for...
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina: Stability and Peace 2 Dec 2021

    I declare an interest as co-chair of the all-party parliamentary group on Srebrenica. My interest in that part of the world arises from the fact that, from 2000 to 2002, I worked with the United Nations mission in Kosovo after the NATO bombing of the former Yugoslavia. Kosovo was an autonomous province of the state of Serbia. Prior to 2000, the Serbians had come into Kosovo; I saw at first...

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Labour MP for Bolton South East

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

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Topics of interest

Yasmin Qureshi campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Ministry of Justice
  • Foreign
  • Commonwealth and Development Office
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for International Development
  • Health
  • Burma
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Overseas Aid
  • Pregnancy Tests
  • Ethnic Groups: Equality

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (International Development) (since 2 Sep 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (International Development) (10 Apr 2020 to 2 Sep 2020)
  • Shadow Minister (Justice) (9 Oct 2016 to 10 Apr 2020)
  • 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)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 29 Nov 2021.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for surveys:
28 October 2020, received £100. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 16 November 2020)
9 February 2021, received £100. Hours: approx. 45 mins. (Registered 23 July 2021)
30 April 2021, received £100. Hours: approx. 45 mins. (Registered 23 July 2021)
27 May 2021, received £120. Hours: approx. 45 mins. (Registered 23 July 2021)
24 June 2021, received £40. Hours: approx. 25 mins. (Registered 23 July 2021)
27 July 2021, received £120. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 12 August 2021)
6 September 2021, received £120. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 12 October 2021)
6 September 2021, received another payment of £120. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 12 October 2021)
8. Miscellaneous
From 27 January 2020, a Member of Bolton Town Board. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 08 June 2020)
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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