Naseem Shah

Shadow Minister (Housing, Communities and Local Government)

Labour MP for Bradford West

@nazshahbfd https://facebook.com/NazShahMP

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Naseem Shah’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Naseem Shah sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

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Naseem Shah has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Universal Credit and Working Tax Credits 15 Sep 2021

    The Government’s cut to the universal credit uplift is beyond a joke and a bad policy decision. The actions of this Government are literally going to starve families across the country. When the Government bring in a jobs tax—the highest tax rise in 50 years—they blame the pandemic, all the while ignoring the stark reality of the effect of the pandemic on the poorest families in our...
  • Universal Credit and Working Tax Credits 15 Sep 2021

    We have had that debate for hours in this Chamber; I am not going to regurgitate it. It is clear that Members on the Government Benches do not agree and are happy with the tax hike. The tax rise affects those at the bottom end of the scale in terms of work and wages. It does not affect Government Members, as many colleagues commented earlier. The truth is that my constituency is the worst...
  • Definition of Islamophobia — [Mrs Sheryll Murray in the Chair] 9 Sep 2021

    I would be interested to understand whether the IHRA definition accepted by the Government was accepted unanimously, by every single person, because there is lots of debate on that—yet, when it comes to this one, the Government have said what they have said. I would really value any examples that the Minister could point me to on the issues of the legality, given that it is a...

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Labour MP for Bradford West

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

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Topics of interest

Naseem Shah campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Home Office
  • Ministry of Housing
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Department for Education
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Entry Clearances: Bangladesh
  • Independent Review of Prevent
  • Hate Crime
  • Domestic Abuse: Refuges
  • Extended Schools

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Housing, Communities and Local Government) (since 10 Apr 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Equalities Office) (Women and Equalities) (10 Jul 2018 to 10 Apr 2020)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 23 Jul 2018)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Sep 2021.

1. Employment and earnings
2 October 2020, received £1,800 from the NHS Leadership Academy, Health Education England, NHS Shared Business Services, Phoenix Health, Topcliffe Lane, Wakefield WF3 1W, for delivering leadership training sessions on 19 July, 30 August and 27 September 2019. Hours: 12 hrs (4 hrs per session). Fee donated to charity. (Registered 30 October 2020)

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