Official Parliamentary portrait, June 2017
|Member of Parliament |
for Enfield Southgate
|Assumed office |
9 June 2017
|Preceded by||David Burrowes|
2 December 1967
Haringey, London, England
Charalambous was born in London and raised in Bowes Park, Enfield and has lived there all his life. His parents come from Kalo Chorio and Fasoulla, both near Limassol, in Cyprus. He was educated at Tottenhall Infants School, St Michael-at-Bowes Junior School (where he is now a school governor), Chace Boys Comprehensive School, followed by Tottenham College and then Liverpool Polytechnic where he received a law degree and was elected as vice president of the Students' Union in 1990.
Charalambous was the official Labour Party candidate for Epping Forest in 2005 and for Enfield Southgate in 2010 and 2015, before being elected in 2017. He became the first MP to have both parents born in Cyprus.
In January 2018, he was appointed Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) to the Shadow Business Secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey. In December 2018, he was appointed as an Opposition (Labour) Whip.
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- Profile at Parliament of the United Kingdom
- Contributions in Parliament at Hansard 2010–present
- Voting record at Public Whip
- Record in Parliament at TheyWorkForYou
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