Yasmin Qureshi MP

Yasmin Qureshi MP
Member, WFD Board of Governors

Yasmin Qureshi MP is the Labour MP for Bolton Southeast and Shadow Women and Equalities Minister.

Yasmin was elected to Parliament in 2010. Since then, she has served as Shadow International Development Minister where she oversaw scrutiny of the UK Government’s agenda in South Asia, on Gender Equality and Good governance. She has also served as a Shadow Justice Minister overseeing the Government’s agenda on Prisons and Probation, and later Courts.

In addition to this she has been leading a parliamentary campaign for the victims of a drug called Primodos as Chair of the APPG on Hormone Pregnancy Tests. Yasmin is also the Chair of the APPG on Dentistry and the Chair of the APPG on Pakistan.

Prior to becoming an MP, Yasmin was a practising barrister in criminal law for the Crown Prosecution Service and later in private practice. In the early 2000s she worked for the UN Mission in Kosovo on developing the Department of Justice.