• About me


    Rushanara Ali 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

Statement following the publication of Ofsted reports into Sir John Cass School and six independent schools in Tower Hamlets

Rushanara Ali, MP for Bethnal Green and Bow: “It has taken a generation to transform schools and raise educational standards in Tower Hamlets for the better, with massive improvements  in results. In the early 1990s, only 15% of students in the borough got 5 or more GCSEs, it is now above the national average at …

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Tower Hamlets Labour Party comments on PwC Report and Intervention by Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

In response to the publication of the PwC report into Tower Hamlets, and the intervention by Secretary of State for Local Government Eric Pickles who spoke of corruption in the local council, Rushanara Ali Labour’s MP for Bethnal Green and Bow said: “Today’s report shines a light on the failure of the local authority to …

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Rushanara Ali MP and Jim Fitzpatrick MP back mothers’ campaign to save Tower Hamlets nurseries from closing down

Rushanara Ali MP for Bethnal Green and Bow and Jim Fitzpatrick MP for Poplar and Limehouse, have written a joint letter to the Corporate Director of Education, Social Care and Wellbeing at Tower Hamlets Council, Robert McCulloch Graham, calling on the council to reverse the decision to cut essential funds for four nurseries in Tower Hamlets. The joint …

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Rushanara Ali MP kicks off celebration of Somali culture for Somali Week Festival 2014

Bethnal Green and Bow MP, Rushanara Ali, was joined by British Ambassador, Neil Wigan, amongst many other distinguished guests in welcoming in this year’s Somali Week festivities. The festival is held annually and celebrates the diverse variety of Somali culture and traditions as well as paying homage to Somalia’s renowned artists. Rushanara said: “I was …

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