Rushanara Ali MP urges Prime Minister to show courage in ending humanitarian catastrophe in Gaza

Rushanara Ali MP urged the Prime Minister to show courage and international leadership in bringing the escalating violence in Gaza to an end. Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP joins thousands of demonstrators outside 10 Downing Street as Israel’s ground offensive in Gaza intensifies

Tens of thousands of demonstrators took the streets on Saturday 19 July in response to the recent escalation of violence between Israel and Gaza. More than 700 Palestinians, mostly civilians, have been killed and 30 Israelis killed since Israel began Operation Protective Edge. Over 100,000 people have been displaced in Gaza. Last Sunday, the deadliest day of the conflict, cost the lives of more than 100 Palestinians and 13 Israeli soldiers. Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP urges Government to apply pressure on ‘unacceptable’ Israeli action in Gaza

At a House of Commons statement on Gaza, Rushanara Ali MP spoke out against the escalation of violence between Israel and Palestine, bringing attention to the urgent humanitarian crisis in Gaza. Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP’s statement on the current situation in Israel and Gaza

Reports have suggested some 127 Palestinians have been killed with hundreds of others injured since Israel launched Operation Protective Edge in Gaza. The recent escalation of violence began almost a week ago and was triggered by the kidnap and murder of three Israeli teenagers in the West Bank and the murder of a Palestinian teenager in East Jerusalem. Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP campaigns with local residents to stop the Tories shutting down local GP Surgeries

On Saturday, Bethnal Green and Bow MP, Rushanara Ali joined forces with hundreds of residents from across three neighbouring boroughs in a street rally organised by a campaign to save 22 GP practices across Tower Hamlets, Hackney and Newham which have been earmarked for closure due to government changes to funding. The rally also marked the 66th anniversary of the NHS.  Five GP surgeries face closure in Tower Hamlets and 98 across the country. Continue reading

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