British Asian MPs set for tough fight in UK general election


The ten British Asian MPs who made it to the House of Commons in the last UK general elections are set for a tough fight in the June 8 polls as Britain’s major political parties finalised their list of prospective candidates. While many of those elected in May 2015 are defending quite comfortable margins, the changed Brexit reality since the last election means a heightened sense of uncertainty. If the opinion polls are to be believed, the ruling Conservative party is largely forecast to have a smoother ride under prime minister Theresa May’s leadership than the Labour Party. The Liberal Democrats,…

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