Parliamentarians urge the UK government to take action against human rights abuses in Egypt

On 17 September, 34 Parliamentarians from across parties are calling on the UK Government to take urgent action against human rights abuses in Egypt.  Continue reading

Statement on the Fourth Anniversary of the Rohingya refugee crisis

25 August 2021 marks the fourth anniversary of the Rohingya refugee crisis.  Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP and Anthony Mangnall MP's statement on Afghanistan

On 18 August, Rushanara Ali MP and Anthony Mangnall MP as Co-chairs of the APPG on Conflict and Global Britain made the following statement on Afghanistan -  Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP's statement on Afghanistan

Rushanara Ali MP made the following statement on the situation in Afghanistan:  Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP visits the Royal London Hospital with Sadiq Khan

On 17 June, Rushanara Ali MP joined with London Mayor, Sadiq Khan on a visit to The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel.  Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP Statement on Grenfell's Fourth Anniversary

Today marks the fourth anniversary of the Grenfell Tower disaster. During the night of 14 June 2017, a fire broke out in the 24-story tower block and 72 people were killed.   Rushanara Ali MP for Bethnal Green and Bow said: Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP's Statement on New Child Poverty Figures

Rushanara Ali MP has expressed concerns at the alarmingly high child poverty figures for London released this week. The child poverty rate in Bethnal Green and Bow is now almost 60% (59.6%), the highest in the country.   Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP: Cuts to UK aid to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh will cost lives

Savage cuts to UK aid to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh have been condemned by Labour’s Rushanara Ali MP. Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP's Statement on Whitechapel Bell Foundry Planning Decision

On 13 May, the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, Robert Jenrick MP approved the development of the Whitechapel Bell Foundry into a boutique hotel. Continue reading