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

Rushanara Ali MP attends Celebration Event for Bangladesh Victory Day

On 16 December Rushanara Ali MP joined the Bangladesh High Commissioner to the UK at a virtual celebration event to mark the 49th anniversary of Bangladesh Victory Day.  Continue reading

APPG on Democracy in Burma Statement on Upcoming Elections in Burma

Ahead of Burma's Election later this month, the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Democracy in Burma released the following statement, raising their concerns about the credibility of the elections.  Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP attends unveiling of new mural to celebrate diversity of NHS

On 22 October Rushanara Ali MP attended the unveiling of the '200 Nationalities, One NHS' giant mural on Rix Mix arts and community venue.  Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP visits local foodbank

On 22 October, Rushanara Ali MP visited Weavers Foodbank in Bethnal Green and Bow  Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP attends seminar on the Rohingya crisis

On 20 October Rushanara Ali MP spoke at a virtual seminar on the Rohingya crisis hosted by the Commonwealth Secretariat.  Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP's statement on London entering Tier 2 Covid Restrictions

On 15 October it was announced that London will move into Tier 2 Covid restrictions from midnight on Friday 16 October.   Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP Supports School Breakfast Bill

Rushanara Ali MP supports Emma-Lewell Buck MP's School Breakfast Bill as a signatory. Continue reading

Rushanara Ali MP's statement on Human Rights Watch Rohingya Report

On 8 October 2020, Human Rights Watch published a new report on Myanmar’s mass detention of Rohingya people in Rakhine State.  The report condemned the ongoing human rights violations the Myanmar government and military have committed against the Rohingya. It found that the detention of 130,000 Rohingya in squalid camps amounts to the crimes against humanity of apartheid and persecution.  Human Rights Watch called for the Myanmar government to urgently end the arbitrary and indefinite detention of the Rohingya in these camps.  Continue reading