Faisal Rashid

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Faisal Rashid

Official portrait of Faisal Rashid crop 2.jpg
Official Parliamentary portrait, June 2017
Member of Parliament
for Warrington South
Assumed office
9 June 2017
Preceded byDavid Mowat
Majority2,549 (4.1%)
Mayor of Warrington
In office
2016–2017
Preceded byGeoff Settle[1]
Succeeded byLes Morgan[2]
Personal details
Born (1972-09-06) 6 September 1972 (age 46)[3]
Political partyLabour

Mian Faisal Rashid[4] (born 6 September 1972) is a British Labour Party politician. He is the Member of Parliament (MP) for Warrington South,[5] and was first elected at the 2017 general election.[6]

Rashid was educated at the National College of Business Administration and Economics in Lahore.[7] He was the Mayor of Warrington in 2016.[8]

He is on two parliamentary committees in the Commons, the International Trade Committee and the Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee).[9]

Mian Faisal Rashid supports referring Min Aung Hlaing, Commander in Chief of the Burmese military to the International Criminal Court for genocide.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Shaw, Robert. "The Mayor's role and history". www.warrington.gov.uk. Retrieved 10 June 2017.
  2. ^ Council, Warrington Borough. "Mayor of Warrington - Warrington Borough Council". www.warrington.gov.uk. Retrieved 10 June 2017.
  3. ^ "Members' Names Data Platform query". UK Parliament. Retrieved 24 April 2019.
  4. ^ "No. 61961". The London Gazette. 19 June 2017. p. 11785.
  5. ^ Parliament UK
  6. ^ Coles, Amy (9 June 2017). "Labour gain stronghold in Warrington as Faisal Rashid snatches Tory seat". liverpoolecho.co.uk. Retrieved 9 June 2017.
  7. ^ Rashid, Faisal. ukwhoswho.com. Who's Who. 2018 (February 2018 online ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. Retrieved 14 February 2018. (subscription or UK public library membership required)
  8. ^ "First Muslim Mayor for Warrington". Warrington Worldwide. 23 May 2016. Retrieved 9 June 2017.
  9. ^ "Faisal Rashid MP". UK Parliament. Retrieved 2018-09-05.
  10. ^ "Early day motion 1219 - REFERRAL OF BURMA TO THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT". UK Parliament. Retrieved 2018-09-05.

External links[edit]

Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
David Mowat
Member of Parliament for
Warrington South

2017–present
Incumbent