• 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


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  • In Parliament


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Latest News

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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Rushanara Ali MP says David Cameron should be ashamed of his record on rising child poverty as it hits highest levels in Bethnal Green & Bow

Rushanara Ali MP today strongly criticised the Government’s record on child poverty, following the publication of latest statistics which found highest levels of child poverty in Bethnal Green and Bow. The report made the following findings: ·          Some 49% of children growing up in Bethnal Green and Bow are now growing up in poverty (after …

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Parliament has taken a momentous step in recognising the right of statehood for the Palestinian people, says Rushanara Ali MP

On Monday, MPs took the historic step of voting to recognise the state of Palestine. Labour MPs alongside the Labour Friends of Palestine and the Middle East, have long called on Parliament to recognise Palestine as a state. Labour has previously called on the government to back the Palestinian bid for official statehood recognition at …

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