Rupa Huq

Labour MP for Ealing Central and Acton


Rupa Huq’s voting in Parliament

Rupa Huq is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Rupa Huq sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Rupa Huq generally voted for measures to reduce tax avoidance, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Last updated: 19 Dec 2018

Recent appearances

  • Leaving the EU 14 Jan 2019

    Small businesses with no time, energy or resources for no-deal planning are appalled to see the phantom ferry company’s Government contract, the Kent lorry park experiment and the swathes of civil servants now given over to some sort of “Dad’s Army”-style wargaming of troops on our streets, so will the Prime Minister tell us how much, by running down the clock and not ruling out no...
  • Points of Order: [7th Allotted Day] 11 Jan 2019

    On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Quite a few speakers in this debate referred to the toxic climate outside this place as a result of the entire Brexit issue, so I just wanted to seek your advice on a related matter. The brain injury charity Rehab holds an annual and very popular MPs versus journalists pancake race, in which the Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department, the hon....
  • Points of Order: [7th Allotted Day] 11 Jan 2019

    Seventy-seven days to go and breaking up is hard to do—disentangling ourselves from 45 years of arrangements that touch every aspect of our lives. This is bigger than any piece of legislation, any Budget and anything that any of us has ever voted on. It is a big deal. This is existential stuff. I will not be voting for this deal because it is the culmination of a string of calamities. This...

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Labour MP for Ealing Central and Acton

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

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Topics of interest

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

  • Home Office
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department of Health
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Charles Bonnet Syndrome
  • Lions: South Africa
  • Animal Products: Imports
  • Universal Credit: Lone Parents
  • Corruption

Currently held offices

  • Member, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 88 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Rupa Huq’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 30 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 81.08% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 153 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Jan 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Cumberlege Eden and Partners Ltd, Snells Cottage, The Green, Newick, Lewes BN8 4LA, for contributing to training sessions:
19 April 2018, received £350. Hours 3.5 hrs. (Registered 25 April 2018)
10 October 2018, received £350. Hours: 3.5 hrs. (Registered 17 October 2018)
4 June 2018, received £280 from ITN productions, 200 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8XZ, for participating in a television programme. Hours: 3 hrs including preparation. Fee paid to charity. (Registered 04 July 2018)
11 August 2018, received £186.41 from Guardian News & Media, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU, for a newspaper article. Hours: 2.5 hrs. (Registered 29 October 2018)
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank London, SW1P 3JA, for surveys:
2 February 2018, payment of £100. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 07 November 2018)
14 March 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 07 November 2018)
25 June 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 07 November 2018)
25 July 2018, payment of £50. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 07 November 2018)
29 October 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 07 November 2018)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for surveys:
22 February 2018, payment of £60. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 12 November 2018)
22 June 2018, payment of £80. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 12 November 2018)
18 July 2018, payment of £70. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 12 November 2018)
28 October 2018, payment of £100. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 12 November 2018)
14 November 2018, received £200 from WA Communications (public affairs and government relations), 80 Petty France, London SW1H 9EX, for a telephone interview. Hours: 2 hrs. Fee donated to charity. (Registered 19 November 2018)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: PRS for Music
Address of donor: 2 Pancras Square London N1C 4AG

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: One ticket to attend British Summer Time 2018, with a value of £550

Date received: 7 July 2018

Date accepted: 7 July 2018

Donor status: company, registration 3444246

(Registered 16 July 2018)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (Taiwan)
Address of donor: c/o Taipei Representative Office in the UK, 50 Grosvenor 150 Gardens, London SW1W 0EB

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, internal travel, accommodation and hospitality; approx. value £5,000

Destination of visit: Taipei

Dates of visit: 6–13 April 2018

Purpose of visit: Taiwan APPG delegation at the invitation of the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to gain a better understanding of economic and political issues concerning the country.

(Registered 16 May 2018)
Name of donor: APPG on General Aviation (with sponsorship from Heathrow Airport Ltd, JLT Management Services Ltd, London Luton Airport Operations Ltd, Boeing Defence UK Ltd, London Southend Airport Ltd, Royal Oak Strategic Partners and Boeing UK Ltd)
Address of donor: c/o House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): travel and accommodation to a value of £3,238

Destination of visit: Washington, D.C. and Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United States of America

Dates of visit: 25 – 30 July 2018

Purpose of visit: meetings with US Government and Congressional representatives, the Federal Aviation Administration, the National Transportation Safety Board and other General Aviation stakeholders.

(Registered 13 August 2018)

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