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UK polls may marginally increase number of British Asian MPs

Priti Patel

By: Sarwar Alam

The number of British Asian MPs in parliament is likely to increase marginally following next month’s snap general election, according to a think tank. British Future has analysed the trends that saw 10 British Asian candidates elected to parliament in the 2015 general election and found that the ruling Conservatives are set to increase their tally slightly. However, there is likely to be a drop in the Labour party’s tally which would result in a net increase of one or two British Asian MPs. “The next month’s general election (on June 8) may well see the Conservatives overtake Labour as the…

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