Friday, February 05, 2021

Wajid Khan's life peerage gazetted

 _. The life peerage awarded to Wajid Iltaf Khan has been gazetted in the name, style and title of Baron Khan of Burnley, of Burnley in the County of Lancashire, 4 Feb, 2021.

Lord Khan of Burnley (born 15 October 1979) is a Labour Party politician. He served as a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for the North West England European constituency from 2017 until 2019. He sat on the Foreign Affairs Committee and Human Rights Committee, as well as the Arab Peninsula and South Asia delegations. His main policy interests include workers’ rights, youth empowerment and human rights. In December 2020, it was announced he would be conferred a Life Peerage after a nomination by Labour Party Leader Keir Starmer.


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