21 Muslim MPs Elected in 2024 UK General Election

LONDON, UK: The 2024 UK general election has seen a notable increase in Muslim representation within Parliament, with 21 Muslim MPs securing seats across both the Labour and Conservative parties. This marks a significant step towards greater diversity and inclusion in the country’s political landscape.

The Labour Party continues to lead in Muslim representation, with 18 Muslim MPs elected. Notable figures include Rushanara Ali (Bethnal Green and Bow), Yasmin Qureshi (Bolton South East), and Naz Shah (Bradford West). Labour’s presence is also bolstered by newcomers such as Anum Qaisar (Airdrie and Shotts) and Mohammad Asghar (Newport East).

The Conservative Party has seen three Muslim MPs elected, including Rehman Chishti (Gillingham and Rainham), Nusrat Ghani (Wealden), and Saqib Bhatti (Meriden), highlighting the party’s commitment to embracing diversity within its ranks.

The full list of Muslim MPs elected in the 2024 UK general election is as follows:

  1. Rushanara Ali (Labour, Bethnal Green and Bow)
  2. Yasmin Qureshi (Labour, Bolton South East)
  3. Naz Shah (Labour, Bradford West
  4. Imran Hussain (Labour, Bradford East)
  5. Afzal Khan (Labour, Manchester Gorton)
  6. Apsana Begum (Labour, Poplar and Limehouse)
  7. Zarah Sultana (Labour, Coventry South)
  8. Shabana Mahmood (Labour, Birmingham Ladywood)
  9. Rosena Allin-Khan (Labour, Tooting)
  10. Mohammad Yasin (Labour, Bedford)
  11. Tahir Ali (Labour, Birmingham Hall Green)
  12. Rupa Huq (Labour, Ealing Central and Acton)
  13. Nadia Whittome (Labour, Nottingham East)
  14. Khalid Mahmood (Labour, Birmingham Perry Barr)
  15. Faisal Rashid (Labour, Warrington South)
  16. Abena Oppong-Asare (Labour, Erith and Thamesmead)
  17. Mohammad Asghar (Labour, Newport East)
  18. Anum Qaisar (Labour, Airdrie and Shotts)
  19. Rehman Chishti (Conservative, Gillingham and Rainham)
  20. Nusrat Ghani (Conservative, Wealden)
  21. Saqib Bhatti (Conservative, Meriden)

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