Politicians

These are some of the British Pakistanis who are serving in the field of politics in the United Kingdom. This is a non-exhaustive list of prominent British Pakistani Politicans.  Please contact us if you can help us to improve it by suggesting any amendments or additions. Please visit our nominations page if you would like us to publish about someoneon on our website.

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.

Humza Yousaf

Humza Yousaf
Humza Yousaf is a Scottish politician who is the Minister for Europe and International Development and a Scottish National Party Member of the Scottish Parliament for Glasgow. Yousaf is the son of immigrants who came to Britain in the 1960s: his mother came from Kenya and his father from Pakistan.

Bashir Ahmad

Bashir Ahmad
Bashir Ahmad (12 February 1940 – 6 February 2009) was a successful British Pakistani businessman and a Scottish National Party politician. He made history when he was elected to the Scottish Parliament to represent the Glasgow region at the 2007 election, as the first MSP to be elected from Asian-Scots, Muslim and non-White backgrounds.

Tariq Mahmood Ahmad, Baron Ahmad of Wimbledon

Tariq Mahmood Ahmad, Baron Ahmad of Wimbledon (born 3 April 1968) is a British Pakistani businessman and a Conservative member of the House of Lords.
Tariq Mahmood Ahmad, Baron Ahmad of Wimbledon (born 3 April 1968) is a British Pakistani businessman and a Conservative member of the House of Lords.

Anas Sarwar MP

Anas Sarwar, MP
Anas Sarwar, MP (born 14 March 1983) is a British Labour Party politician and has been the Member of Parliament for Glasgow Central since 6 May 2010, succeeding his father Mohammad Sarwar, the first-ever British Pakistani Muslim MP in the UK.

Atta-Ur-Rehman Chishti MP

Atta-Ur-Rehman Chishti MP
Atta-Ur-Rehman Chishti was born in Muzaffarabad, capital of Pakistani Administered Kashmir on 4 October 1978.

Shabana Mahmood MP

Shabana Mahmood MP
Shabana Mahmood went on to study at the University of Oxford (Lincoln College) and graduated with a BA (Hons) degree in Law. Her family roots are from Mirpur, Azad Kashmir.

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.

Mohammad Asghar

Mohammad Asghar (born 30 September 1945), known as Oscar, is a Welsh politician of Pakistani descendant.

Qurban Hussain, Baron Hussain of Luton

Lord Qurban Hussain, Baron Hussain is a British Liberal Democrat politician.
Qurban Hussain - Lord Hussain is a British Liberal Democrat politician and life peer. Qurban Hussain was born in Azad Kashmir and came to live in England in 1971.

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