• Tuesday, November 29, 2022

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Britain’s first female Sikh MP Preet Kaur Gill appointed shadow minister

MP Preet Gill

By: Sarwar Alam

Preet Kaur Gill, Britain’s first female Sikh MP, has been elevated to the Shadow Cabinet by Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn. Gill, 44, won her Birmingham Edgbaston seat for the Labour party in the June 8 snap polls last year. In July, she was elected to the Home Affairs Select Committee in Parliament. She was promoted to the post of shadow minister for international development in Corbyn’s New Year reshuffle of what he brands as a “government-in-waiting”. “We had no Sikh MPs prior to this election. So, Sikhs had no representation and we had no female Sikh representation. “Parliament must…

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