Rushanara Ali MP welcomes breakthrough moment in campaign to save Henry Moore sculpture, ‘Old Flo’, and return her to Tower Hamlets

Rushanara Ali MP welcomed the ruling made at the High Court confirming Tower Hamlets Council’s legal ownership of the Henry Moore ‘Draped Seated Woman’ sculpture, popularly known amongst residents as ‘Old Flo’. Continue reading

Ten years on, Rushanara Ali MP remembers victims of 7/7 London bombings

A decade on from the 7/7 London bombings, Rushanara Ali MP today joined a service of commemoration of the lives of the 52 victims who died in the attack, and paid tribute to the heroics of emergency services on that day in 2005. Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP condemns appalling act of terror in Tunisia

Rushanara Ali MP called on the Prime Minister to lead the international community in the domestic and international fight against extremism, as well as urging him to conduct an inquiry into how best to ensure that families, schools, mosques, internet companies and agencies are better guided to protect young from radicalisation and extremism. Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP endorses Sadiq Khan’s London mayoral campaign

Bethnal Green and Bow's Labour MP has given her support to the former shadow justice minister Sadiq Khan’s bid to become the party’s candidate for Mayor of London. Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP's message on being re-elected

In the 2015 General Election, Rushanara Ali was re-elected as Labour MP for Bethnal Green and Bow.  Continue reading

Rushanara Ali says Labour’s 2015 General Election Manifesto is a vision for creating a united and stronger East End

Rushanara Ali welcomed the launch of Labour’s 2015 General Election manifesto, describing the Labour vision as “credible and aspirational” for both the country and the residents of Bethnal Green and Bow. Continue reading

Rushanara Ali launches East End Labour General Election campaign at major event at Queen Mary University

Rushanara Ali officially launched her campaign for re-election in Bethnal Green and Bow at a local event attended by a host of fellow Labour colleagues, members and supporters, with former Labour leader Lord Kinnock giving the keynote address. Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP champions Labour’s commitment to saving Bengali language qualifications in schools from being axed by Government

Rushanara Ali MP campaigned for Labour to renew its commitment to the future of Bengali teaching in schools, in response to Government plans to cut Bengali language qualifications from the school curriculum alongside other foreign languages including Guajarati, Punjabi, Turkish and Polish. Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP holds Uniting for Women event in celebration of International Women’s Day

Ahead of International Women’s Day on Sunday 8 March, Rushanara Ali MP last night marked the occasion by hosting a large public event alongside Deputy Leader of the Labour Party, Harriet Harman MP.  Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP calls on the Prime Minister to keep up search for three young women smuggled into Syria and to launch inquiry

In light of the reports that the three young women who left their homes in Bethnal Green have now been smuggled across the Syrian border, Rushanara Ali MP called upon the Prime Minister to ensure the Government continues to make every effort to find the three young women and encourage their return. Continue reading