Councillors

Rt. Hon. Mohammed Afzal Khan CBE

Afzal Khan MEP
Lord Mayor Afzal Khan was an advisor to the Department of Trade and Industry between the years of 2000 and 2004 and has worked as a non-executive director for North Manchester Primary Health Care Trust since 2001.

Councillor Ch. Akhtar Zaman

Councillor Ch. Akhtar Zaman born in Pakistan lives in Bolton.
Councillor Ch. Akhtar Zaman JP, born in 1967 in Jataria Klan, a village near Lalamusa, Pakistan lives in Bolton.

Abdul Raoof Malik

Abdul Raoof Malik
After returning from his marriage in Pakistan Abdul Raoof Malik had the urge to start his own business and to be able to include his family within this business.

Councillor Bagh Ali

The Lord Mayor of the City of Stoke-on-Trent for the 2007-08 was Councillor Bagh Ali.
The Lord Mayor of the City of Stoke-on-Trent for the 2007-08 was Councillor Bagh Ali.

James Shera MBE

James Shera
Cllr James Shera MBE was educated at Forman Christian College, University of the Punjab, Lahore (BA and MA in Political Science), and the Catholic University of Louvain, (International Relations) and University of Warwick (PGCE), James then  began a teaching career with the Warwickshire LEA.

Councillor Sultan Ali

The Mayor of Rochdale (2003) is Councillor Sultan Ali.
The Mayor of Rochdale (2003) is Councillor Sultan Ali.

Salma Yaqoob

Salma Yaqoob
Salma Yaqoob (born 1971) is the former leader, and former vice-chair, of the Respect Party and a former Birmingham City Councillor. Yaqoob's parents, Mohammad and Gulzarda Yaqoob, emigrated to the UK from Pakistan in the 1960s, and her father worked in a mill before joining the Royal Mail.

Councillor Naeem ul Hassan JP

Councillor Naeem ul Hassan was born in Lahore, Pakistan but moved to Manchester in 1984.
Councillor Naeem ul Hassan was born in Lahore, Pakistan but moved to Manchester in 1984.

Councillor Majid Khan

Majid Khan
The Lord Mayor for the City of Stoke-on-Trent 2014/15 is Councillor Majid Khan. Majid Khan was born in Pakistan (Azad Kashmir) and first came to the UK in 1971. Majid will be supported in the year of office by his two daughters Tahira and Sameeya who will be sharing the role of Lady Mayoress between them.

Bashir Maan CBE

Bashir Mann
Bashir Maan CBE (born October 1926) is a Pakistani-Scottish politician, businessman, judge, community worker and writer. In 1970 he became the first Muslim to be elected to a representative office in the United Kingdom, serving as a Labour Party councillor for the Kingston ward of the City of Glasgow Corporation.