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

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