16 Indian Origin MPs elected in the new UK Parliament including 5 Newcomers – Record 2019

Indian origin MPs in the UK

For the first time in records that there are more number of Indian Origin MPs elected in the British Parliament than ever. There are 16 Indian origin Member of Parliament elected in this General Election. They are from the major political parties : Conservative party, Labour party and the Liberal Democratic party.

There are 5 new MPS elected this time who are : Gagan Mohindra and Claire Coutinho from the Conservative Party, Navendru Mishra and Nadia Whittome for the Labour party and Munira Wilson for the Liberal Democratic party.

Indian Origin Conservative MPs
UK-Indian Origin Conservative MPs-2019

  • Priti Patel, MP – Witham, Essex
  • Suella Fernandes, MP – Fareham
  • Shailesh Vara, MP – Cambridgeshire North West
  • Rishi Sunak, MP – Richmond (York)
  • Alok Sharma, MP – Reading West

    NEW Conservative party MPs 2019

  • Gagan Mohindra, MP – South West Hertfordshire

Gagan Mohindra MP
Gagan Mohindra (Conservative) won from South West Hertfordshire beating the former Minister David Gauke who was standing as an Independent after loosing the whip. 41 year old Mohindra, who is a member of Conservative Friends of India, is also the current Essex County Councillor for Chigwell and Loughton Broadway.

  • Claire Coutinho, MP – East Surrey
    Claire Coutinho MP
    Claire Coutinho, 34, (Conservative) swept to victory in East Surrey with a majority of 24,040 beating Sam Gyimah he lost the conservative whip. Goan origin Coutinho read Maths at the University of Oxford, and subsequently became a banker at Merrill Lynch. She also worked at KPMG, before working in the Civil Service in the Treasury department. Her parents. Both doctors, immigrated from India in the 1970s.

Indian Origin Labour MPsUK-Indian Origin Labour MPs-2019

  • Virendra Sharma, MP – Ealing Southall
  • Valerie Vaz, MP – Walsall
  • Seema Malhotra, MP – Feltham and Heston
  • Lisa Nandy, MP – Wigan
  • Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi, MP – Slough
  • Preet Kaur Gill, MP – Edgbaston

    NEW Labour party MPs 2019

  • Nadia Whittome, MP – Nottingham East
    Nadia Whittome MP
    23 old Nadia Whittome (Labour) is the youngest MP elected and therefore becomes the baby of the House. Shortly after her election, she announced that she would only be keeping the equivalent of a “worker’s wage” of £35,000, from her salary as an MP and would donate the remainder £44,000 to charities local to her constituency, such as homeless people, sex workers and low income families.
  • Navendu Mishra, MP – Stockport
    Navendu Mishra MP
    Gagan Mohindra (Conservative) won from South West Hertfordshire beating the former Minister David Gauke who was standing as an Independent after loosing the whip. 41 year old Mohindra, who is a member of Conservative Friends of India, is also the current Essex County Councillor for Chigwell and Loughton Broadway.

Indian Origin Liberal Democratic MPs

  • Munira Wilson, MP – Twickenham
    Munira Sherali Wilson MP

Munira Sherali Wilson, 41, won from Twickenham. She succeeded the former Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable as MP.

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