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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.
Voted a mixture of for and against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
Consistently 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 a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
Almost always voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
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To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what assessment he has made of the potential effect on the UK's trade relationship with (a) Bangladesh and (b) other Commonwealth countries of BHS going into administration.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will make an assessment of the implications for his policies on benefits eligibility of the conclusion in the University of Hull report, entitled Mapping hunger, published in April 2016, that food bank use is highest in areas with people in skilled manual work or where more people are unable to work due to long-term sickness or disability.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will make it his policy to monitor the provision and use of food banks.
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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, Energy and Climate Change Committee (since 26 Oct 2015)
Other offices held in the past
- 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
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 11 Jul 2016.
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2
Name of donor: Mr Peter Hearn
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £20,000 to support my campaign for the deputy leadership of the Labour Party
. £7,946.00 was returned to Peter Hearn on 13 July 2015
due to my withdrawal from the Deputy Leadership race.
Date received: 26 June 2015
Date accepted: 26 June 2015
Donor status: individual
(Registered 16 July 2015)
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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