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Yasmin Qureshi

Labour MP for Bolton South East, shadow prisons minister

Why Andy Burnham Is the Leader Labour Needs If We Are to Reconnect With BAME Voters

The Tories more than doubled the number of ethnic minority voters it won and started to close the gap on Labour. While Labour still held a distinct lead, securing over 50% of the vote from ethnic minority voters, the Tories support grew from 16% in 2010 to 33% by 2015. These results must act as a warning to Labour - we simply cannot take any voters for granted.
27/06/2015 09:42 BST

Saving Lives by Changing Minds

We should establish a specific team within the Department of Health which is solely dedicated to the issue of BAME organ donation and transplantation. We also need to plan a concerted national programme to engage with BAME communities across the UK about this vital issue.
12/03/2015 10:40 GMT

New Counter Terrorism Laws and Civil Liberties

Since 2004 the journey of the concept of radicalisation has become central to the study and scrutiny of terrorism. The profound resulting consequences on our society should not be underestimated. There is a stark warning from Kundnani who believes parliamentarians must be cautioned.
06/01/2015 09:18 GMT

Child Sexual Exploitation is Not an Ethnic or Cultural Crime

Yesterday's debate should not have been about the ethnicity and religion of the abuser, nor should it be an opportunity to tarnish an entire community. This is a debate about the vulnerability of victims, let's not forget about them.
14/11/2012 16:50 GMT