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Maryam Khan

‘Labour’s next leading light’ - Maryam Khan, 27

Pitched to be the first female Muslim Asian MP.

“Maryam is a rising star who had the potential to shatter the glass ceiling that has held Asian women back from playing a leading role in British politics,” says Ivan Lewis, Labour MP for Bury South.  “Maryam is an Asian woman, but she also represents a far broader base than just one group of people – she’s an ambassador for modern Britain,” adds Tony Lloyd, Labour MP Manchester Central.

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