Rushanara Ali MP calls for urgent action on child poverty and social mobility in UK

Rushanara Ali MP grilled the Government on its failure to address rising levels of child poverty, warning that its inaction threatened the potential of a whole generation of young people. Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP criticises out-of-touch Government for Millionaire’s tax cut

Rushanara Ali MP spoke out in Parliament on the Government’s decision to cut the top rate of tax for millionaires. Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP challenges Prime Minister over closures to Tower Hamlets GP surgeries

Rushanara Ali challenged David Cameron over his record on local GPs surgeries and the NHS in Tower Hamlets at this week’s Prime Minister’s Questions. Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP says We must never forget the victims of Rana Plaza

Rushanara Ali MP has spoken out on the 1st anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory disaster which claimed the lives of 1100 people and injured thousands. Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP supports Stepney Green School team in Premier League Enterprise success

Rushanara Ali MP has expressed her strong support for a team from Stepney Green School competing in the final rounds of the Premier League Enterprise Challenge. She met the young people during a visit to Stepney Green School in her constituency. Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP raises concerns about the use of Burma census to marginalise Rohingya Muslims

Rushanara Ali MP has spoken out on the plight of Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine State, Burma. Speaking in Foreign and Commonwealth Questions, Rushanara pushed the government for an assessment on improving freedom of religion and belief in Burma. Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP launches new campaign to boost young first time voter engagement in political process through community engagement

Rushanara Ali, MP for Bethnal Green and Bow and Shadow Minister for Education has co-launched the My Voice, My Vote a new, independent all-party campaign to support young first time voters to take social action in their community as a way to encourage their involvement in the democratic process. Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP demands action from Prime Minister on youth unemployment

Rushanara Ali MP for Bethnal Green and Bow and Shadow Education Minister today grilled the Prime Minister on the unacceptable levels of youth unemployment in Britain. Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP calls on the Government to reform care and support services

Speaking at an event organised by APASENTH, a charity providing social and community services in East London, Rushanara Ali, MP for Bethnal Green and Bow, called on the Government to urgently transform care and support services. Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP calls for greater action to tackle HIV on World AIDS Day

On 1 December, Rushanara Ali, Member of Parliament for Bethnal Green and Bow, will mark World AIDS Day by showing her support for people living with the virus. Despite the growing number of people with HIV, public knowledge and awareness of the virus is declining. Continue reading