Rushanara Ali’s voting in Parliament
Rushanara Ali is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
This is a selection of Rushanara Ali’s votes.
Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2010–2016
Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2016
Consistently voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2013
Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 6 votes against, between 2010–2017
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
13 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, 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
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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017
My thoughts are with PC Palmer’s family and the families of all the victims of yesterday’s terrorist attacks. We are so grateful to the emergency services, and everyone who protected us and the wider public. The Prime Minister speaks for the whole country in her message of unity, but does she agree that the painstaking work begins now, in the days ahead, for all hon. Members in...
May I ask why the Chancellor is not here, because, frankly, the Minister’s answers today have been appalling? Some £80 billion could have been laundered, according to this story. Should we not think again about the powers the FCA and other regulators have to prevent these things from happening? Can he please answer some questions?
What recent assessment he has made of the Government’s effectiveness in tackling childhood obesity in the inner cities.
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Labour MP for Bethnal Green and Bow
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Topics of interest
Rushanara Ali campaigned to remain in the European Union
- International Development
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- Work and Pensions
- Private Sector
- Unemployment: Young People
- Overseas Aid: Private Sector
Currently held offices
- Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (since 31 Oct 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Energy and Climate Change Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 17 Oct 2016)
- Member, Treasury Committee (24 Nov 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Shadow Minister (Education) (7 Oct 2013 to 26 Sep 2014)
- Shadow Minister (International Development) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2013)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 20 Mar 2017.
Name of donor: Counterpoint Global
Address of donor: Counterpoint, Somerset House, New Wing, Strand, London WC2R 1LA
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): food, accommodation and transport with a total value of £950
Destination of visit: Florence, Italy
Date of visit: 6–8 March 2016
Purpose of visit: to attend and speak at the Bridges Project Conference 2015/2016.
(Registered 26 April 2016
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Two residential properties in London: (i) and (ii). (Registered 16 September 2014
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