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Labor appointed Rupa Huq as UK shadow minister for Home Affairs

Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn has appointed Bangladeshi-born Dr Rupa Huq, British Labour Party member of House of Commons, as the as the shadow minister for Home affairs by on Friday 14th October 2016.


The move made the Bangladeshi-born MP, elected from Ealing Central and Acton constituency, a Labour Party frontbencher in the British parliament. She bagged 22,002 votes on the May 7, 2015 UK General Elections.

Rupa is also a senior lecturer at the sociology department of the Kingston University. Her ancestral home is in Pabna.

“Honoured to take up a shadow ministerial position in Home Affairs on Labour frontbench,” Rupa tweeted after the news of her induction came out.