Hussain, Imran

Imran Hussain was first elected as the Labour MP for Bradford East in 2015, being reelected in 2019 with a majority of 18,144.

Hussain was appointed as the Shadow Minister for Employment Rights in 2020 under Keir Starmer.  He served as the Shadow Minister for International Development between 2016 and 2017 under Jeremy Corbyn.  He nominated Jeremy Corbyn for the Labour leadership.

Imran was first elected Councillor in the City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council in 2002. In 2008 he was elected as Deputy Leader of the Council’s Labour Group, and in 2010, when Labour took control of the Council, he became Deputy Leader of Bradford Council and remained in that position for 5 years until 2015 when he was elected to Parliament. Following his election to Parliament he decided to renounce to his Council allowance, refusing to get two salaries from public office.

Imran was the first in his family to attend University and went on to qualify as a Barrister at The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn.

Constituency: Bradford East

Date of Birth: 7 June 1978


Party: Labour

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Westminster Address: House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA

Westminster Tel: 020 7219 8636


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