Saturday, June 10, 2017
Dozen British-Pakistanis Succeeded To Reach House Of Commons In UK General Elections
As many as 30 candidates of Pakistani origin contested in the June 8 elections in the United Kingdom, of which 12 have won their seats in the election. Of the 12 successful British-Pakistanis, which include five women, nine belong to Labour while three represent the Conservative party. Although most candidates succeeded in the previous elections, but Afzal Khan from Gorton area of Manchester and Muhammad Yasin from Benford have been elected on Labour Party's tickets for the first time.