Apsana Begum

Former Labour MP for Poplar and Limehouse

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Apsana Begum is a former MP for Poplar and Limehouse.

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Former Labour MP for Poplar and Limehouse

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

Left the House of Commons on 30 May 2024 — Dissolved for election


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 Education
  • Property Development: Isle of Dogs
  • Coronavirus: Vaccination
  • Coronavirus: Screening
  • Buildings: Insulation
  • Ministry of Justice: Interpreters

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Strategic Litigation Against Public Participation Bill Committee ( 1 May 2024 to 8 May 2024)
  • Member, Animal Welfare (Kept Animals) Bill Committee ( 3 Nov 2021 to 18 Nov 2021)
  • Member, Education Committee ( 2 Mar 2020 to 30 Apr 2024)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Israel and Gaza 20 May 2024

    Can the Minister explain how his Government can possibly justify continuing to support a military campaign that has involved the denial of electricity and basic services to civilians; the starving of civilians and the blocking of aid; the bombing of civilian infrastructure; the forced displacement of millions; the killing of journalists and aid workers; and the killing of civilians, including...
  • Criminal Justice Bill (Programme) (No. 2) 15 May 2024

    I rise to speak to the programme motion, which was tabled yesterday shortly before the rise of the House. It relates to the consideration of hundreds of amendments and new clauses to a serious and substantial Bill. Indeed, they relate to some of the most fundamental issues affecting our constituents. Today there is a debate on amendments and new clauses that cover domestic abuse, human...
  • Justice: Public Confidence in Victim Support 14 May 2024

    More than 60 lawyers, campaigners, politicians and academics have written a letter in support of the anti-violence against women and girls campaigner and barrister Dr Charlotte Proudman, who is facing disciplinary action after challenging a judge for taking a “boys’ club attitude” in a ruling on a domestic abuse case. Does the Minister agree that the racial, gender and class-based bias...

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