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
Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
Voted a mixture of for and against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
Almost always voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
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First, I want to echo the remark made by my hon. Friend the Member for Birmingham, Ladywood (Shabana Mahmood) about integration being a two-way street. I want to highlight that the previous Labour Government set up the forced marriage unit and the community cohesion unit—I was involved in establishing both units—which did excellent work in tackling the underlying causes,...
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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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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 5 Dec 2016.
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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