Tahir Ali

Labour MP for Birmingham, Hall Green

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Tahir Ali’s voting in Parliament

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

However, Tahir Ali sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Tahir Ali voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Tahir Ali has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

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Labour MP for Birmingham, Hall Green

Entered the House of Commons on 13 December 2019 — General election


Topics of interest

  • Cabinet Office
  • Department for Education
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Treasury
  • Home Office
  • Care Homes: Birmingham
  • Postal Services: Coronavirus
  • *No heading*
  • Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: Arts
  • Asylum: Finance

Currently held offices

  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2020.

1. Employment and earnings
Until further notice, Councillor, Birmingham City Council, Victoria Square, Birmingham B1 1BB. I receive an annual allowance of £17,227. Hours: approx. 75 hrs per month. (Registered 15 April 2020)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: CWU Midland No1 Branch
Address of donor: PP 500A, Telephone House, 104 Newhall Street, Birmingham B3 1JX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,500

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 08 January 2020; updated 15 April 2020)
Name of donor: CWU The Union
Address of donor: 150 The Broadway, Wimbledon SW19 1RX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 08 January 2020)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Government of Pakistan
Address of donor: High Commission for Pakistan, 35-36 Lowndes Square, London SW1X 9JN

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel and accommodation with a total value of £2,290

Destination of visit: Pakistan & Azad Jammu and Kashmir

Dates of visit: 18-23 February 2020

Purpose of visit: All-Party Parliamentary Kashmir Group visit to hold meetings with the leadership, administration, civil society, UNMOGIP and the British High Commission in Islamabad.

(Registered 09 April 2020)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
House in Birmingham: (i). (Registered 08 January 2020)
8. Miscellaneous
Engineer, Royal Mail, St Stephens Street, Aston, Birmingham B6 4AA. On unpaid leave since 13 December 2019. (Registered 08 January 2020; updated 14 April 2020)

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