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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 random selection of Rushanara Ali’s votes, where they voted similarly to their party.
Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2017.
Almost always voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
3 votes for, 18 votes against, 5 absences, between 2010–2019.
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 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.
Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010.
Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2016.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2020.
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Rushanara Ali has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, whether his Department has received an application from Clarion Housing Group to the Building Safety Fund for fire safety measures at Clare House.
To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, in the context of Clarion Housing Group’s decision to decant Clare House, if he will urgently commission independent research into the progress of steps taken by social landlords to (a) undertake works to make safe Large Panel System Bison-design tower blocks and (b) move tenants and leaseholders out of those blocks...
To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, if he will request a report from Clarion Housing Group on (a) the reasons for its decision to institute a waking watch at a 21 story tower block from September 2020 and (b) the timeline for its decision to urgently decant Clare House from 29 September 2021, including the date on which the original report was received by...
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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
- Ministry of Housing
- Communities and Local Government
- Department for Education
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
- 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: 18 Oct 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)
From 7 September 2020, a residential property in London, co-owned with a family member: (i). (Registered 29 April 2021)
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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