• About me


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


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  • Campaigns


    Click below to find out about the campaigns Rushanara has been working on.


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  • In Parliament


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Latest News

Rushanara Ali slams Prime Minister’s lack of leadership over disability cuts scandal

For Immediate Release In Prime Minister’s Questions, Rushanara Ali MP demanded why the Prime Minister failed to put a stop to the cuts to Personal Independence Payments for disabled people sooner, given the Government’s drastic U-turn since announcing this policy in last week’s Budget. Personal Independence Payments allow disabled people to buy essential living expenses like …

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Rushanara Ali MP backs Air Quality Bill to reduce Diesel Deaths

Rushanara Ali MP is supporting the introduction of an Air Quality Bill presented by Geraint Davies, Labour Co-operative MP for Swansea West. This Bill follows a report from the Royal Colleges that recently found diesel fumes cause 40,000 premature deaths every year from lung cancer, strokes and heart disease.   The new Air Quality Bill …

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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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