Record Asian MP’s in Parliament

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Election Sees Conservative Majority

A record number of South Asian Member of Parliament’s (MP’s) have been elected to the House of Commons. With a majority Conservative government, David Cameron looks set to stay as the next Prime Minister.

 

On a shocking night, exit polls gave the Tories a lead of 316. The results of the 2015 General Election saw Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, and UKIP leader, Nigel Farage, resign.

 

Asian MP’s are as follows:-

 

Sadiq Khan – Tooting (Labour)

 

Rishi Sunak – Richmond (Yorkshire)

 

Keith Vaz – Leicester East (Labour)

 

Valerie Vaz – Walsall South (Labour)

 

Alok Sharma – Reading West (Conservative)

 

Sajid Javid – Bromsgrove (Conservative)

 

Priti Patel – Witham (Conservative)

 

Rupa Huq – Ealing Central and Acton (Labour)

 

Rehman Chishti – Gillingham and Rainham (Conservative)

 

Naseem Shah – Bradford West (Labour)

 

Shailesh Vara – Cambridgeshire North West (Conservative)

 

Tulip Siddiq – Hampstead and Kilburn (Labour)

 

Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh – Ochil and South Pershire (SNP)

 

Virendra Sharma – Ealing Southall (Labour)

 

Seema Malhotra – Feltham and Heston – (Labour)

 

Lisa Nandy – Wigan – (Labour)

 

Yasmin Qureshi – Bolton South East (Labour)

 

Shabana Mahmood – Birmingham Ladywood (Labour)

 

Khalid Mahmood – Birmingham Perry Barr (Labour)

 

Rushanara Ali – Bethnal Green and Bow (Labour)

 

Ranil Jayawardena – Hampshire North East (Conservative)

 

Imran Hussain – Bradford East (Labour)

 

Nusrat Ghani – Wealden (Conservative)

 

Seema Kennedy – South Ribble (Conservative)

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