Rupa Huq

Former MP, Ealing Central and Acton

Ealing Central and Acton Labour

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Recent appearances

  • Exiting the European Union: Employment and Workers' Rights 27 Apr 2017

    All the evidence shows that public holidays improve the productivity and wellbeing of workers, including those in the NHS still awaiting their £350 million a week as promised by the leave campaign. Does the Secretary of State agree with having an additional four days, as the Labour party proposes? Although that would still be short of the number in Finland and Spain, which have 14 and 15...
  • Higher Education and Research Bill 26 Apr 2017

    If I have understood it correctly, the linking of the TEF and the fee level is just being postponed, and these things are not being completely decoupled. I wonder whether he might be able to provide reassurance to the University of West London in my constituency, which has 17,000 students who are worried about this. They like Lords amendment 156, which relates to international students, and...
  • Digital Economy Bill: Unexplained wealth orders: England and Wales and Northern Ireland 26 Apr 2017

    I rise to speak on behalf of Her Majesty’s loyal Opposition for the final occasion in the current Parliament. The Minister talked about cross-party co-operation and Labour’s Bribery Act 2010, which the Bill builds on, as well as the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. We welcome all the Government’s technical amendments, because we want a Bill that works and prevents financial...

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Former Labour MP for Ealing Central and Acton

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election

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Topics of interest

Rupa Huq campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department of Health
  • Home Office
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Migrant Workers
  • Cholesterol
  • Youth Services: Per Capita Costs
  • Egypt: Freedom of Expression
  • Social Security Benefits: Fraud

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Home Office) (Crime and Prevention) (21 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Justice Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 31 Oct 2016)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (12 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)

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  • Has spoken in 62 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Rupa Huq’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 26 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 72.59% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 124 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 93 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: NSL Ltd
Address of donor: 4th Floor, Westgate House, Westgate, London W5 1YY

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Parliamentary reception to bring together various community organisations, value £2,686.44

Date received: 11 July 2016

Date accepted: 18 July 2016

Donor status: company, registration 6033060

(Registered 01 August 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Holocaust Educational Trust
Address of donor: BCM Box 7892, London WC1N 3XX

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, internal travel and entry to Auschwitz, total value £396

Destination of visit: Auschwitz, Poland

Dates of visit: 13 October 2016

Purpose of visit: Educational trip with schools in my constituency to learn about the Holocaust and visit Nazi concentration camps.

(Registered 27 January 2017)
Name of donor: (1) Britain-Palestine Communications Centre, (2) President’s Office, Ramallah (3) Palestine Mission (4) Travel2Palestine Ltd
Address of donor: (1) c/o 5 Galena Road, London W6 0LT (2) Muqata, Ramallah, Palestine (3) 5 Galena Road, London W6 0LT (4) 160 London Road, Kingston KT2 6QW

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) food and travel £532 (2) accommodation £430 (3) return flight £452 (4) small contribution towards cost of food and transport, value estimated to be no more than £75

Destination of visit: Jerusalem and the West Bank

Dates of visit: 2-6 January 2017

Purpose of visit: Fact-finding political delegation.

(Registered 27 January 2017)
Name of donor: UK China Forum Ltd
Address of donor: 15 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PS

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Return (premium) economy class air ticket to Beijing and return from Shanghai, £2,117.09; two nights' hotel accommodation in both Beijing and Shanghai, £560 (£140 per night); total £2,677.09

Destination of visit: Beijing and Shanghai

Dates of visit: 16-19 November 2015

Purpose of visit: Cross-party Parliamentary visit to attend the 2015 UK-China Leadership Forum organised by the Great Britain China Centre, UK China Forum Ltd and the International Department of the ruling Chinese party, and supported by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, to discuss how to develop UK-China relations following the State Visit to the UK by President Xi Jinping.

(Registered 20 March 2017)
Name of donor: International Fund for Animal Welfare
Address of donor: 87-90 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7UD

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation, food and incidentals with a total value of £1,580.39

Destination of visit: Iceland

Dates of visit: 14-17 August 2016

Purpose of visit: To be briefed on whaling with MPs from other parties.

(Registered 20 March 2017)

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