Mian Faisal Rashid (born 6 September 1972) is a British Labour Party politician. He was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Warrington South, and was first elected at the 2017 general election before losing the seat at the 2019 general election.
Rashid was educated at the National College of Business Administration and Economics in Lahore. He has worked as a manager at HBOS and NatWest Bank.
He was the Mayor of Warrington in 2016.
In May 2018, Rashid apologised over a tweet which critics suggested was encouraging voters to vote more than once. Rashid said the well-known and jocular phrase "vote early, vote often, vote Labour", was sent by a member of staff.
In October 2018, it was reported that Rashid had been on five overseas trips, worth almost £10,000 in total, since his election. The trips were to Azad Kashmir, China, Germany, Qatar and the West Bank and Israel and the cost met by NGOs, companies or overseas governments. Rashid responded that "These trips are largely educational in purpose. The opportunity to meet with individuals on the ground provides invaluable opportunities for learning and understanding. On occasions, the trips have also focused on enabling MPs to support British businesses abroad and on advancing bilateral relations. These are key aspects of a member of Parliament’s role, especially as the UK looks to redefine its position in the world post-Brexit." Rashid sits on the Parliamentary International Trade Select Committee and the Committees on Arms Export Controls.
In June 2019, Rashid urged Warrington Borough Council to declare a climate emergency.
Rashid supports a second referendum on Britain's EU membership and would campaign for Remain.
Rashid lost his seat at the 2019 general election to the Conservatives.
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