Khalid Mahmood represents the Birmingham Perry Barr constituency since he won the election with a majority of over eight thousand votes. His earlier political career includes being a member of the Birmingham City Council, as well as Chair of Race Relations.
Mr Mahmood is also a member of the AEEU, the Socialist Health Association, as well as a National Member of Labour Finance and Industry Group.
Member Select Committee: Broadcasting
Place of birth: Azad Jummu Kashmir
University: University of Central England
Previous Occupation: Community worker
1990-93: Birmingham city councillor
Kashmiri Muslim community worker
Development manager, South Birmingham College
Studying for MBA as mature student
Courtesy: Operation Black Vote