Apsana Begum

Labour MP for Poplar and Limehouse

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Your MP (Apsana Begum) represents you, and all of the people who live in Poplar and Limehouse, at the UK Parliament in Westminster.

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Labour MP for Poplar and Limehouse

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

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Topics of interest

  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Ministry of Housing
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Home Office
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department for Levelling Up
  • Housing and Communities
  • Property Development: Isle of Dogs
  • Coronavirus: Vaccination
  • Coronavirus: Screening
  • Buildings: Insulation
  • Coronavirus: Ethnic Groups

Currently held offices

  • Member, Education Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Animal Welfare (Kept Animals) Bill Committee ( 3 Nov 2021 to 18 Nov 2021)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Gaza: Bombings 19 Apr 2024

    To ask the Minister of State, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, whether his Department has made a recent estimate of the number of (a) schools, (b) hospitals and (c) refugee camps in Gaza that have been struck by bombs since 8 October 2023.
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Domestic Abuse: Reform 19 Apr 2024

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the statement entitled Domestic Abuse Commissioner responds to Criminal Justice reforms in the King’s Speech, published on 7 November 2023, what plans he has to bring forward legislative proposals to ensure perpetrators of domestic abuse can be removed from the police force and police staff as well as changes to police...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Hate Crime and Racial Discrimination 19 Apr 2024

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the risk of the far right and racists targeting (a) Poplar and Limehouse constituency and (b) other diverse areas; and what steps he is taking to protect communities from hate (i) crimes and (ii) speech.

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Last updated: 18 Mar 2024.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Women's Aid Federation of England
Address of donor: PO Box 3245, Bristol BS2 2EH
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Received in my capacity as Co-Chair of the APPG on Domestic Abuse & Violence, two tickets to Women’s Aid's Come Together to End Domestic Abuse campaign event and performance of Tina Turner musical, total value £100
Date received: 18 April 2023
Date accepted: 18 April 2023
Donor status: company, registration 03171880
(Registered 26 July 2023)
Name of donor: Women's Aid Federation of England
Address of donor: PO Box 3245, Bristol BS2 2EH
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Received in my capacity as Co-Chair of the APPG on Domestic Abuse & Violence whilst attending Women's Aid National Conference 2023, hotel accommodation (£175) and dinner (£37.50), value £212.50
Date received: 12-13 July 2023
Date accepted: 12 July 2023
Donor status: company, registration 03171880
(Registered 26 July 2023)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: APPG on Population, Development and Reproductive Health (PDRH) (sponsored by the European Parliamentary Forum on Reproductive Rights)
Address of donor: House of Commons, Westminster, London SW1A 0AA
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and visa (£1,241.29); accommodation (£475.32); other travel (£283.06); per diem, food and drinks (£287.70); and misc costs (£23.25); total value £2,310.62
Destination of visit: Tanzania and Zanzibar
Dates of visit: 10-17 February 2024
Purpose of visit: Study tour on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and International Development.
(Registered 27 February 2024)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
From 10 January 2023, Apsana Begum Ltd, a company created to deliver campaigns and support my work as an MP. (Registered 27 February 2023)
8. Miscellaneous
From 10 January 2023, unpaid Director of Apsana Begum Ltd. (Registered 27 February 2023)

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