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Record 26 Indian-origin MPs set to enter UK Parliament

06/07/2024 08:23 PM | Click to read full article

20 Indian-origin MPs from the Labour Party and five Conservatives — also emerged victorious on Friday, marking a significant increase from 15, five years ago. Conservative Party leader Rishi Sunak, the first Indian-origin person to have served as the UK Prime Minister, leads the pack after having secured victory from Richmond and Northallerton constituency in Yorkshire. Priti Patel, Conservative MP of Gujarati descent, won from Witham, Essex.

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