Chuka Umunna was elected as Labour MP for Streatham on May 7th 2015 with 26474 votes, taking 53.0% of the vote
In his formative years Chuka attended Christ Church Primary School in the Brixton Hill and he is presently a School Governor of Sunnyhill Primary School and sits on the Board of Sunnyhill Children's Centre, both in Streatham Wells. He lives on Streatham High Road.
Chuka is a specialist employment law solicitor by profession and worked at a Central London law firm.
In addition, he sits on the Board of Generation Next, a not for profit social enterprise which provides activities for young people in London, and has been involved charitable youth work in Lambeth too.
Prior to becoming Labour's parliamentary candidate in Streatham, Chuka was Vice Chair of Streatham Labour Party from 2004 to 2008 and had held a variety of positions throughout the local party.
He is a member of the GMB and Unite trade unions and sits on the Management Committee of progressive pressure group, Compass.
When becoming an MP, he was elected on to the Treasury select committee and became Ed Miliband's parliamentary private secretary. In 2011 he was appointed as Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills.
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