The United Kingdom held its general elections on Wednesday, the conservative party lost it’s majority resulting in a hung parliament, provided if Democratic Union party joins a coalition with the Conservatives Prime Minister Theresa May will continue as Prime Minister, if this does not happen and the opposition party gets the backing of DUP, Labour may be forming their own minority government, however, this seems unlikely.
I can proudly say that despite the era of Trump, where hate crimes and Islamaphobia is on the rise, m,y home town has made me proud, The new parliament has more ethnic-minority and women MPs than ever before, the first turbaned Sikh and two more disabled members. This is the true essence of the United Kingdom, a multicultural country welcoming to all races.
The UK Elections 2017 are also a means of pleasure for Pakistan and India with each country having it’s respected representative in the House of Commons, twelve British Pakistani and twelve British Indians Members of Parliament have been elected in UK Election 2017.
Faisal Rasheed won 29,994 votes, representing the Labour Party in South Warrington putting an end to 7 years of Conservative Party leadership in the Area, the now Ex MP Mr. Mowatt’s had 27, 445 votes.
“I’m very excited, very pleased. It was a marginal seat so I was hopeful but it could have gone either way so it was very tough and it’s been a very stressful night. I can’t believe it so I’m really, really happy.” Said Mr. Rasheed.
Afzal Khan won as a Labour candidate from Manchester Gorton.
Imran Hussain, won from Bradford East as a Labour Party candidate, he gained 19,312 votes giving him a win with 46.6%. Hussain said he is “excited” for his win.
In Bradford west, Labour candidate Naz Shah got 29,444 votes while runner-up George Grant bagged 7,542 votes.
AN EMOTIONAL Yasmin Qureshi dedicated her victory in Bolton South East to her late mother. Ms Qureshi was elected for the third time as MP for the Labour stronghold constituency
“Grateful to the people of Perry Barr for their trust in me & their continuous support. Humbled and utterly grateful.” tweeted Khalid Mahmoud, Labour Party representative following his win from Birmingham Perry Barr.
Shabana Mahmood a Labour MP candidate won with 73.6% votes, 26.444 votes from Birmingham Ladywood.
The Labour candidate won a total of 34,694 votes, almost doubling last year’s result of 17,894 and roundly defeating the Conservative Dan Watkins, who won 19,236 votes, for the second time from the Tooting area.
Sajid Javed won from the Conservative Party, from the Bromsgrove area.
Rehman Chishti from the Conservative Party also won from Gillingham in UK general polls.
Nusrat Munir Ul-Ghani is a British Conservative Party politician who is the Member of Parliament for Wealden in East Sussex.
Labour Party’s Mohammed Yasin defeated Conservative Richard Fuller in Bedford.
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