Rushanara Ali

Rushanara Ali is the Labour MP for Bethnal Green and Bow, and has been an MP continually since 6 May 2010. She currently undertakes the role of Shadow Minister (Investment and Small Business).

Registered Interests

The Register of Members’ Financial Interests is updated fortnightly online when the House is sitting, and less frequently at other times. Interests remain in the Register for twelve months after the interest has ended.

The interests set out below are those included in the most recently published version of the Register. All versions of the Register can be found here.

2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)

  • Name of donor: Dominic Griffiths
    Address of donor: private
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,500 to general election campaign fund
    Date received: 2 April 2023
    Date accepted: 2 April 2023
    Donor status: individual
    (Registered 3 April 2023)
  • Name of donor: Hubmate Ltd
    Address of donor: Indigo Rasoi, 37/45 Bethnal Green, London E16LH
    Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: catering services for a fundraising event for general election campaign fund, value £2,000
    Date received: 16 March 2023
    Date accepted: 16 March 2023
    Donor status: company, registration 06546190
    (Registered 4 April 2023)

4. Visits outside the UK

  • Name of donor: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the UAE
    Address of donor: King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud St, Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation, transport and food, value £4,711
    Destination of visit: United Arab Emirates
    Dates of visit: 11-16 February 2023
    Purpose of visit: Cross-Party Delegation to the UAE to meet with officials and politicians and discuss UAE-UK bilateral ties/learn more about the region.
    (Registered 6 March 2023)
  • Name of donor: Media City Qatar
    Address of donor: Floor 17 & 18, Tornado Tower, Bldg. 17, Zone 60, Street 810, Corner Majlis Al Taawoon And, Al Funduq St, Doha, Qatar
    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation, transport and food, total value £7,100
    Destination of visit: Doha
    Dates of visit: 20-26 May 2023
    Purpose of visit: To participate at the Bloomberg Qatar Economic Forum 2023 and meet Qatari and international officials to discuss current affairs including regional conflict resolution, labour rights and Qatar-UK bilateral relations.
    (Registered 6 June 2023)
  • Name of donor: Siobhan's Trust
    Address of donor: Birkhill House, Cupar KY15 4QP
    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Accommodation, transport and food, value £606
    Destination of visit: Ukraine
    Dates of visit: 2-7 July 2023
    Purpose of visit: Parliamentary delegation to meet with Ukrainian MPs to discuss the support that is needed from the UK and see the support that Siobhan's Trust is providing.
    (Registered 26 July 2023)
  • Name of donor: The HALO Trust
    Address of donor: Carronfoot, Thornhill, Dumfries DG3 5BF
    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, Accommodation, transport food and visa, value £2,710.50
    Destination of visit: Somaliland and Ethiopia
    Dates of visit: 6-11 August 2023
    Purpose of visit: To see the Halo Trust’s work in removing landmines and unexploded ordnance, and gain a better understanding of the UK's role supporting NGOs like the Halo Trust to deliver greater resilience and recovery from conflict.
    (Registered 25 August 2023)
  • Name of donor: Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (supported by the National Democratic Institute and Open Society foundations)
    Address of donor: 27 Old Gloucester St, London WC1N 3AX
    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation, transport and food, value £901
    Destination of visit: Prague, Czech Republic
    Dates of visit: 31 August - 2 September 2023
    Purpose of visit: To participate in the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China Prague Summit.
    (Registered 8 September 2023)
  • Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the State of Qatar
    Address of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Almirqab Tower, West Bay, Doha, Qatar
    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation and food, value £6,550
    Destination of visit: Doha, Qatar
    Dates of visit: 24 November - 3 December 2023
    Purpose of visit: To participate at the WISE Summit 2023 focusing on the future of education in light of emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence and meet senior Qatari foreign policy and education officials on the margins of the Summit.
    (Registered 21 December 2023)
  • Name of donor: Energy & Climate Intelligence Unit
    Address of donor: 180 Borough High Street, London SE1 1LB
    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Accommodation (£759.65), flight (£660) and subsistence (maximum value £100), total value £1,519.65
    Destination of visit: Dubai, UAE
    Dates of visit: 8-11 December 2023
    Purpose of visit: Attendance at COP28 to learn about the COP negotiation process and the role of legislators to achieve the targets set for the global climate and decarbonisation agenda.
    (Registered 5 January 2024)
  • Name of donor: Franco-British Colloque Ltd
    Address of donor: Station House, Station Approach, East Horsley KT24 6QX
    Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Accommodation and food, value £853.30
    Destination of visit: Paris, France
    Dates of visit: 25-27 January 2024
    Purpose of visit: Attendance at the Franco British Colloque.
    (Registered 2 February 2024)

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year

  • Two residential properties in London: (i) and (ii). (Registered 16 September 2014)
  • From 7 September 2020, a residential property in London, co-owned with a family member: (i). (Registered 29 April 2021)

8. Miscellaneous

  • From 16 May 2020, a Trustee of the Sisters Trust, a registered charity that makes donations to organisations committed to challenging racial and sexual inequality. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 18 June 2020; updated 24 June 2020)
  • From 29 June 2022, a Governor and a Member of the Council of Management, The Ditchley Foundation, an organisation that helps sustain peace, freedom and the rule of law; and works towards the renewal of democratic societies, states and alliances. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 6 July 2022)
  • Chair of Trustees of UpRising Leadership, a registered charity providing UK-wide youth leadership development, mentoring and employability opportunities to young people from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 1 December 2022)