• Sunday, October 02, 2022


Nusrat Ghani becomes first Muslim female minister to speak from Despatch box in House of Commons

Conservative MP Nusrat Ghani.

By: Lauren Codling

A POLITICIAN made history by becoming the first Muslim female minister to speak at the despatch box in the House of Commons on Thursday (18). Conservative MP Nusrat Ghani, who was appointed the role of Transport Minister in the recent cabinet reshuffle, enthused upon such an “important” moment. “I hope that today, young people can see that regardless of their background, heritage or faith, there will be a warm welcome on the green benches – and no matter where you are from, you can achieve your dreams and ambitions,” she said. Made my debut as @transportgovuk Minister and made a bit…

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