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 for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016
Consistently voted against reducing central government funding of local government Show votes
0 votes for, 8 votes against, between 2010–2019
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, 16 votes against, 2 absences, between 2011–2018
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
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 fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 6 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2016
Last updated: 4 Sep 2019.
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Rushanara Ali has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
What recent assessment he has made of the economic effect of the UK leaving the EU without an agreement.
The Government’s Yellowhammer document, or base case scenario, states that there will be job losses, that food supplies will decrease and that financial services and law enforcement data and information sharing will be disrupted. Last night, we heard about customs clearance zones in Ireland and Northern Ireland, and the Brexit Secretary has admitted that there is insufficient time to...
On a point of order, Mr Speaker. May I thank you for all that you have done to give us the opportunity to hold to account not only our own Government but other Governments, in respect to human rights violations and standing up for democracy? One example is when you agreed, at the request of the then Leader of the House and mother of the House, my right hon. and learned Friend the Member for...
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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
- Department for Education
- Home Office
- Teachers: Training
- Children: Day Care
- Private Sector
Currently held offices
- Member, Treasury Sub-Committee (since 14 Sep 2017)
- Member, Treasury Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
Other offices held in the past
- 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)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.
Name of donor: Franco British Colloque
Address of donor: 86 East Lane, West Horsley, Leatherhead KT24 6LQ
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Food and accommodation, estimated total value £598
Destination of visit: Versailles, France
Dates of visit: 17-19 January 2019
Purpose of visit: Attending the Franco-British Colloque’s 2019 Conference.
(Registered 01 March 2019)
Name of donor: Medical Aid for Palestinians
Address of donor: 33a Islington Park Street, London N1 1QB
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation, food and transport with a total value of £1,680
Destination of visit: West Bank
Dates of visit: 27 – 31 May 2019
Purpose of visit: Fact finding visit organised by the Council for Arab-British Understanding and Medical Aid for Palestinians.
(Registered 05 June 2019)
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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