Rushanara Ali MP marks 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s Independence

Friday 26 March 2021 is the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s independence from Pakistan in 1971. Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP’s Statement on the anniversary of the Covid-19 lockdown

On the anniversary of the Covid-19 lockdown in the UK, Rushanara Ali MP made the following statement:  Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP Channel 4 interview

On 13 March Rushanara Ali MP was interviewed on Channel 4 on the devastating death of Sarah Everard, the wider issue of violence and abuse against women, and her own experience of harassment. Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP tables EDM on Myanmar Coup

On 24 February, Rushanara Ali MP tabled a Parliamentary Early Day Motion (EDM) on the current political and security situation in Myanmar     Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP - Statement on Myanmar crackdown

On 14 February there were reports of an escalated crackdown by the Myanmar military. This included late night raids, increased arrests, military convoys and tanks entering communities and another internet shutdown.     Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP urges Foreign Secretary to reconsider cuts to bilateral aid

On 8 February, Rushanara Ali MP and Jeremy Hunt MP wrote to the Foreign Secretary urging him to reconsider cuts to bilateral aid.  Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP's statement on Myanmar coup

On 1 February Myanmar's military seized power after detaining civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other senior members of her governing party. Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP video on Covid-19 Vaccinations

Rushanara Ali MP has made a video about the Covid-19 Vaccines.  Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP's statement on the Foreign Secretary's response on the ICJ case against Myanmar

On 23 January, the Foreign Secretary responded to a joint letter coordinated by Rushanara Ali MP and Jeremy Hunt MP urging the UK Government to take urgent action to protect the Rohingya Muslim minority from persecution from the Myanmar Government and military. View the original letter here. Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP's statement on police officers breaking covid-19 regulations

On 26 January, 31 Central East Metropolitan Police officers have been fined £200 fixed penalty notice after breaching Covid-19 regulations to get haircuts at Bethnal Green police station while on duty.     Continue reading