Rupa Huq

MP, Ealing Central and Acton

Ealing Central and Acton Labour

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.

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  • Rupa Huq generally voted for higher taxes on banks, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Social Mobility Commission: State of the Nation Report 23 Mar 2017

    I associate myself with all the remarks made about the senseless, horrific events of yesterday, and with the tributes paid to the people who lost their lives, including the brave police officer who was defending us all. It is important that we continue undeterred to debate this important “State of the Nation” report by the Social Mobility Commission. I was an academic sociologist...
  • Visible Religious Symbols: European Court Ruling 15 Mar 2017

    We have all heard about hijabs being ripped from girls’ heads by people emboldened by the referendum result—admittedly, that was an unintended consequence of the result. I am encouraged by the Minister’s words. Will she do all she can to ensure that this illiberal judgment, which has nothing to do with workplace performance, does not have its own unwelcome by-product?...
  • European Council 14 Mar 2017

    A total of 43% of publications from the UK’s 47 biggest universities come from collaboration with at least one EU firm—it is even higher in London institutions. Did the discussions that the Prime Minister engaged in with her European counterparts touch on any kind of safeguards for our university sector given that level of dependency on European industry? Furthermore, on page 75...

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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

  • 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

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Home Office) (Crime and Prevention) (since 21 Oct 2016)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (since 12 Oct 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Justice Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 31 Oct 2016)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 73 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Rupa Huq’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 32 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 72.31% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 91 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Mar 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY for opinion surveys:
2 February 2016, £200 paid direct to local community fund. Hours: 1.5 hrs. (Registered 30 March 2016)
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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