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Zarah Sultana is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
However, Zarah Sultana sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
We have lots more plain English analysis of Zarah Sultana’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Zarah Sultana’s full vote analysis page for more.
The Government are at pains to say that the NHS is safe in their hands. They say that we do not need to worry about US healthcare companies. They say that it is fear-mongering. “Trust us,” they say, “and stop asking questions.” But in politics, if you want to know someone’s agenda, just look at their actions: see what they say when they think people are not listening. If we do that,...
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 18 November 2020 to Question 71905 on Coronavirus: Screening, how many of the covid-19 tests mailed to care home residents with symptoms received a result of any kind.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to (a) expand the general practice workforce and (b) increase funding for community-based locally led health services.
Labour MP for Coventry South
Entered the House of Commons on 13 December 2019 — General election
Last updated: 18 Jan 2021.
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