Hanzala Malik

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Hanzala Malik
Deputy Convener of the
Scottish Parliament
European and External Relations Committee
Assumed office
14 June 2011
Preceded by Sandra White
Member of the Scottish Parliament
for Glasgow
In office
6 May 2011 – 5 May 2016
Personal details
Born (1956-11-26) 26 November 1956 (age 60)
Glasgow, Scotland
Nationality British
Political party Labour Party
Alma mater University of Paisley
Website [1]

Hanzala Shaheed Malik is a Scottish Labour Party member of the Scottish Parliament for Glasgow.[1]

He was also a Glasgow City Councillor, for the Hillhead ward.[2]

Hanzala Malik was born in Glasgow and was a Glasgow City Councillor from 1995 to 2012. Malik was elected as a Labour MSP for City of Glasgow Constituency in May 2011. Malik is of mixed descent; his father was born in Pakistan and his mother was born in Scotland. He has been married for over thirty years and has two children and two grandchildren.

Malik holds a BSc in Computing with Business Administration from the University of Paisley. He has worked in both the private and public sector including serving as a special police constable and member of the Territorial Army. As a Glasgow Councillor, Mr Malik was a member on the council's key committees, including Education, Development and Regeneration, Finance, Housing, Licensing, Policy and Resources.

Malik was re-elected as a Glasgow City Councillor in May 2017.


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