Rushanara Ali

Labour MP for Bethnal Green and Bow

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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.

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Rushanara Ali has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Developing Countries: Coronavirus 5 Mar 2021

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to support health systems in the poorest countries to distribute and administer covid-19 vaccinations.
  • Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Bangladesh: Rohingya 5 Mar 2021

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to ensure access to covid-19 vaccinations for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.
  • Income Tax (Charge) 3 Mar 2021

    This Budget completely fails to address the scale of the economic challenges facing our country in the light of the global pandemic, which is still affecting people throughout our country; in the light of the years of uncertainty caused by Brexit which, even with the Government’s limited trade agreement, will hit economic output by 4%; and in the light of a decade of Conservative economic...

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Labour MP for Bethnal Green and Bow

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

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Topics of interest

Rushanara Ali campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • International Development
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Ministry of Housing
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Education
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Burma
  • Syria
  • Teachers: Training
  • Children: Day Care
  • *No heading*

Currently held offices

  • Member, Panel of Chairs (since 22 Jun 2020)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Treasury Sub-Committee (14 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee (31 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • 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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 1 Mar 2021.

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)
8. Miscellaneous
From 16 May 2020, a Trustee of the Sisters Trust, a registered charity that makes donations to organisations committed to challenging racial and sexual inequality. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 18 June 2020; updated 24 June 2020)

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