Mohammed Afzal Khan CBE (born 1960, in Jhelum, Pakistan), is a Labour Party politician in Manchester, England and a Member of the European Parliament. Afzal Khan was born in Pakistan and moved to Brierfield in Lancashire when he was 12 years old. He started his working life as a labourer in a mill and later became a weaver. On moving to Manchester he resumed his education and completed his A-levels at Abraham Moss College.

Aamer Anwar (born 1967) is a Scottish lawyer of Pakistani background. He is noted for his left-wing political views. He is considered one of Scotland's top lawyers, with over 25 years history of being a justice and equality campaigner. In 2014 his firm was awarded Criminal Law Firm of the Year at the Law Awards of Scotland.