Seema Malhotra

Shadow Minister (Education)

Labour/Co-operative MP for Feltham and Heston


About your Member of Parliament

Your MP (Seema Malhotra) represents you, and all of the people who live in Feltham and Heston, at the UK Parliament in Westminster.

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Labour/Co-operative MP for Feltham and Heston

Entered the House of Commons on 16 December 2011 — Byelection

Party was Labour until 30 Mar 2015

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Topics of interest

Seema Malhotra campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Department for Education
  • Home Office
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Kickstart Scheme
  • Work Experience
  • Apprentices
  • Refugees: Afghanistan
  • Feltham Young Offender Institution

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Education) (since 5 Sep 2023)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Bill Committee ( 7 Jun 2023 to 11 Jul 2023)
  • Member, Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill Committee (19 Oct 2022 to 29 Nov 2022)
  • Member, Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Bill Committee ( 1 Dec 2021 to 14 Dec 2021)
  • Member, Subsidy Control Bill Committee (20 Oct 2021 to 18 Nov 2021)
  • Member, Rating (Coronavirus) and Directors Disqualification (Dissolved Companies) Bill Committee ( 1 Jul 2021 to 8 Jul 2021)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (14 May 2021 to 5 Sep 2023)
  • Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (Employment) (10 Apr 2020 to 14 May 2021)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (23 Mar 2020 to 23 Apr 2020)
  • Member, Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union ( 2 Mar 2020 to 16 Jan 2021)
  • Member, Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Commons Reference Group on Representation and Inclusion Committee (15 Nov 2016 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union (31 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury (14 Sep 2015 to 26 Jun 2016)
  • Shadow Minister (Home Office) ( 8 May 2015 to 14 Sep 2015)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) ( 7 Oct 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Justice Committee ( 6 Feb 2012 to 25 Nov 2013)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Business and Trade: Labour Market 23 Apr 2024

    To ask the Secretary of State for Business and Trade, whether her Department (a) collects and (b) produces labour market information.
  • Digital Skills and Careers 16 Apr 2024

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairship, Dame Caroline. I welcome the Minister to his new role, and I congratulate the hon. Member for East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow (Dr Cameron) on securing the debate. She has hit on one of the important and strategically significant issues of our day, and made the point that there is a whole set of issues and new disciplines that...
  • Iran-Israel Update 15 Apr 2024

    The core issue now must be de-escalation, an immediate ceasefire on all sides to end the devastating situation in Gaza, and a political solution for the long term. UNRWA is arguably the single biggest multilateral tool to support a political solution, and it is unmatched in its administrative ability to deliver aid. The UK stands behind other countries in not renewing funding to UNRWA....

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Register of Members’ Interests

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Last updated: 15 Apr 2024.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Buttar Construction UK
Address of donor: Unit 9 Hounslow Business Park, Alice Way, Hounslow TW3 3UD
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 to Feltham and Heston Constituency Labour Party
Donor status: company, registration 06998936
(Registered 23 January 2024)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: (1) Medical Aid for Palestinians (2) Amnesty International UK
Address of donor: (1) 33a Islington Park Street, London N1 1QB (2) 17-25 New Inn Yard, London EC2A 3EA
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) Flights, accommodation, food and transport, value £640.18 (2) Flights, accommodation, food and transport, value £960.28
Destination of visit: Israel (and Occupied Palestinian Territory)
Dates of visit: 28 May 2023 to 1 June 2023
Purpose of visit: Fact-finding visit organised by the Council for Arab-British Understanding, Amnesty International UK section and Medical Aid for Palestinians.
(Registered 14 June 2023)
Name of donor: Deutsch-Britische Gesellschaft e.V
Address of donor: Pariser Platz 6, 10117 Berlin
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Accommodation, food and conference administration fee, value £441.93
Destination of visit: Germany (Neuhardenberg)
Dates of visit: 14 September 2023 to 16 September 2023
Purpose of visit: To take part in the Konigswinter conference on German-British relations.
(Registered 9 October 2023)
6. Land and property portfolio with a value over £100,000 and where indicated, the portfolio provides a rental income of over £10,000 a year
Type of land/property: Residential property
Number of properties: 1
Location: Brentford
Rental income: Yes
(Registered 22 December 2011)
Type of land/property: Residential property
Number of properties: 1
Location: London SW3
(Registered 22 December 2011)
8. Miscellaneous
Chair of Hounslow’s Promise, a charity set up by local MPs, schools, businesses and community organisations to support the education attainment, social mobility and employability of young people in Hounslow.
Date interest arose: 10 June 2019
(Registered 1 July 2019)
Member (unpaid) of the Financial Inclusion Commission, a cross-party organisation which supports the principle of increased financial inclusion in the UK.
Date interest arose: 1 December 2018
(Registered 21 March 2022)
A trustee of the Dartmouth Street Trust, a grant-making body for policy research in relation to poverty.
Date interest arose: 24 November 2021
(Registered 21 March 2022)

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