• About me


    Rushanara is the Labour Member of Parliament for Bethnal Green and Bow. Click below to find out more.


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  • In Parliament


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Latest News

Race still determines success in Britain. But there is a way to break the barriers

Bethnal Green and Bow MP Rushanara Ali writes an opinion piece in the Guardian on social mobility ahead of youth leadership development and employability charity UpRising's launch of its emerging leaders network. The full article can be read below: David Cameron is right – young ethnic minorities are being let down, often feeling powerless and insecure in the …

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Rushanara Ali MP welcomes second helicopter to London’s Air Ambulance Service

For Immediate Release London’s Air Ambulance held a press launch at the Royal London Hospital to celebrate the addition of a second helicopter to the service. The London Air Ambulance team treated almost 2000 critically injured patients on the streets of London in 2015. The introduction of a second helicopter will mean London Air Ambulance can reach up …

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Rushanara Ali MP condemns Government’s decision to scrap student maintenance grants

Rushanara Ali MP attacked the Government’s recent decision to replace maintenance grants with loans for lower income students through the back door using a statutory instrument which avoids proper parliamentary scrutiny. Despite substantial opposition the Government used an obscure parliamentary committee to push through their changes to higher education funding on 14 January 2016. This …

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