|Member of Parliament
for Birmingham Ladywood
6 May 2010
|Preceded by||Clare Short|
17 September 1980 |
Small Heath, Birmingham
|Alma mater||Lincoln College, Oxford|
Shabana Mahmood (17 September 1980) is a British Labour Party politician and barrister, who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Birmingham, Ladywood since the May 2010 general election.
Mahmood was born and raised in Birmingham and is the daughter of the Birmingham Labour Party's chairman. Her family roots are from Mirpur, Azad Kashmir as stated on her own personal webpage. She graduated from Lincoln College, Oxford, where she was president of the Junior Common Room.
She supported a revocation of the ban on the wearing of niqabs at Birmingham Metropolitan College.
- "About Shabana Mahmood".
- Adetunji, Jo; Tran, Mark (7 May 2010). "General election 2010: first female Muslim MPs elected". London: The Guardian. Retrieved 7 May 2010.
- "Shabana Mahmood MP". Retrieved 7 May 2010. Retrieved 7 December 2011
- General Election 2010 Birmingham City Council
- "Feisty Asians in UK poll fray". Kolkata Telegraph. 7 April 2010.
- Shabana Mahmood MP Official constituency website
- Electoral history and profile at The Guardian
- Voting record at Public Whip
- Record in Parliament at TheyWorkForYou
- Profile at Westminster Parliamentary Record
- Profile at BBC News Democracy Live
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