Navin Shah

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Navin Shah
Member of the London Assembly
for Brent and Harrow
Assumed office
1 May 2008
Preceded by Robert Blackman
Majority 29,796
Personal details
Born Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India[citation needed]
Nationality British
Political party Labour
Spouse(s) Rekha
Children 2
Alma mater University College London
Occupation Architect

Navin Shah is a British Labour politician.[1]

Shah moved to the United Kingdom in 1973 to study at University College London. He joined the Labour Party in 1977 and was elected to Harrow London Borough Council as a councillor for Kenton East Ward in 1994.[2] Shah was Leader of Harrow Council from 2004 to 2006, and remained the Harrow Labour Group Leader until June 2008.[citation needed]

He was elected as a member of the London Assembly at the 2008 assembly elections,[3] taking the constituency seat of Brent and Harrow, beating Conservative incumbent Bob Blackman. He was re-elected in 2012[4] and 2016.[5] He later challenged Blackman for his Harrow East parliamentary seat, and was defeated in the 2017 General Election.


  1. ^ "Navin Shah". Greater London Authority. Retrieved 22 May 2016. 
  2. ^ "London Borough Council Elections, 5 May 1994" (PDF). London Research Centre. Retrieved 22 May 2016. 
  3. ^ "Results 2008". London Elects. 
  4. ^ "Results 2012". London Elects. 
  5. ^ "Results 2016". London Elects.