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

Rushanara Ali MP's statement on violence in East Jerusalem

Following the violence in East Jerusalem over recent days, Rushanara Ali MP made the following statement -  Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP's Statement on Tower Hamlets Mayoral Referendum

On May 6, alongside the London mayoral and assembly elections, there will be a referendum in Tower Hamlets on how the council is run. Continue reading

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