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

Celebrities share urgent message about the Covid-19 vaccine for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities

Rushanara Ali MP welcomes this important film encouraging those from BAME communities to take the Covid-19 vaccine. Continue reading

PRESS RELEASE: Rushanara Ali MP Calls on the Government to End the Free School Meals and Home Learning Crisis

On 18 January the Labour Party secured an Opposition Day Debate on Free School Meals and Home learning. Whilst Rushanara was unsuccessful in the ballot to speak, she has called on the Government to step up and end the ongoing crisis facing so many families. Continue reading

Over 100 Parliamentarians urge the UK Government to take action to protect the Rohingya against genocide

104 Parliamentarians from across parties are calling on the UK Government to take urgent action to protect the Rohingya Muslim minority from persecution from the Myanmar Government and military. Continue reading