Rushanara Ali campaigned to remain in the European Union
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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.
Consistently voted against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
0 votes for, 15 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2014
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
2 votes for, 2 votes against, 6 absences, between 2011–2016
Generally voted for replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 4 absences, in 2016
Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, between 2010–2016
Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016
Generally voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
0 votes for, 8 votes against, 4 absences, between 2013–2016
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Last updated: 8 Feb 2017
Does my hon. Friend agree that it is deeply saddening and shameful that colleagues who are defending the state visit do not recognise the serious concerns expressed particularly by Muslims, but also by many other communities, about the dangers of the rhetoric of Donald Trump? It is time that those colleagues spoke out against that kind of hostility, which is deeply divisive. It is time for...
Given President Trump’s remarks about torture, his misogynistic stance against women and his stance against Muslims, does the right hon. Gentleman agree that associating with the President in the form of a state visit will do huge amounts of damage to the Queen and to our monarchy, which is respected and revered around the world? The Government should have a Government-to-Government...
Will the hon. Gentleman tell the House whether he agrees that Israeli settlements are illegal? While that is not the only factor, it is critical that we address and acknowledge it. Secondly, in relation to Gaza, 800,000 children are living in what the former Prime Minister described as one of the world’s biggest open prisons. These are major humanitarian issues, which we need to...
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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
- 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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Last updated: 6 Feb 2017.
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: Franco-British Colloque
Address of donor: Station House, Station Approach, East Horsley KT24 6QX
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: in attending the Franco-British Colloque’s 2016 Conference, food, accommodation and transport; total £1,414
Date received: 14-16 January 2016
Date accepted: 14 January 2016
Donor status: company, registration 06913437
(Registered 10 February 2016
4. Visits outside the UK
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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