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.

  • Almost always voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
  • Generally voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Consistently voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes

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

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: National Offender Management Service: Staff 20 Dec 2016

    To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the total cost has been of capped public interest transfers to HM Prison Berwyn; and how many staff of each grade have been involved in such moves.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Prison Safety 6 Dec 2016

    In every one of Her Majesty’s inspector’s reports on closed male facilities published during the Secretary of State’s time in post—reports on Bedford, Chelmsford, Hindley, Onley, Risley, Swaleside and Winchester, and the youth facilities at Isis and Wetherby—outcomes of the test of prison safety deemed them to be either poor or not sufficiently good. When can we...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Prison Safety 6 Dec 2016

    The Ministry states in the White Paper that it will trial the inclusion of prison co-ordinates in no-fly zones to prevent banned items from being dropped into prisons. How will that work in practice and what is being done now to reduce demand for banned items in prisons?

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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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 9 Jan 2017.

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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