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.

The Rt. Hon. Sajid Javid MP

Sajid Javid was born in Rochdale.
The Rt. Hon. Sajid Javid MP was born in Rochdale, Lancashire, as one of five sons to a bus driver of Pakistani descent. His family then moved to Stapleton Road, Bristol.

Sadiq Aman Khan MP

Sadiq Aman Khan
Sadiq Aman Khan was appointed Minister of State for Communities by Prime Minister Gordon Brown, making him the second-ever British Pakistani to serve in the UK Government.

Yasmin Qureshi MP

Yasmin Qureshi
Yasmin Qureshi is a Pakistani-born British Labour Party politician and a barrister practicing criminal law. She was elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Bolton South East in the May 2010 general election.

Baroness Sayeeda Warsi

Sayeeda Warsi  was first Muslim to serve in a British cabinet
A lawyer, a businesswoman, a campaigner and a cabinet minister, Sayeeda Warsi has had many roles, but she is best known for being the first British Pakistani Muslim to serve in a British cabinet and the foremost Muslim politician in the Western world.

Rt. Hon. Shahid Malik MP

Shahid Rafique Malik
Shahid Rafique Malik is a British Labour Party politician of Pakistani descent who became the Member of Parliament (MP) for Dewsbury in 2005 after defeating Conservative Baroness Sayeeda Warsi. In 2007 he became Britain's first Muslim Minister as International Development Minister.

Baroness Kishwer Falkner

Kishwer Falkner was born in Pakistan and after living and working in the Middle East, came to the UK in the late seventies.
Kishwer Falkner was born in Pakistan and after living and working in the Middle East, came to the UK in the late seventies.

Rt. Hon. Khalid Mahmood MP

Khalid Mahmood MP
Khalid Mahmood is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament for Birmingham Perry Barr since 2001

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.

Rt.Hon. Sajjad Haider Karim MEP

Sajjad Karim
Sajjad Haider Karim is a Member of the European Parliament for North West England. Elected on 4 June 2004, Karim became the first British Muslim in the European Parliament.

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.

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