Name: Saqib Bhatti
Born: 18 June 1985
Saqib Bhatti is a British Conservative politician who was born on June 18th, 1985. He graduated with an honorary doctorate from Aston University in Business Administration. In 2018, he was elected President of the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce, becoming the youngest person and first Muslim to accomplish it.
Bhatti is a prominent figure in the United Kingdom’s Muslim political scene. He helped found Muslims for Britain, which advocated for the UK to leave the EU during the Brexit referendum. He claimed that EU regulations have kept South Asian immigration at bay and that Brexit would make it easier. He’s a senior policy adviser with the Alliance of Conservatives and Reformists in Europe as of 2018.
At the 2019 general election, Bhatti was chosen to run in the safe Conservative seat of Meriden, overcoming Nick Timothy. In 2020, Saqib was appointed Private Parliamentary Secretary to the Department for International Trade. He is now a Private Parliamentary Secretary in the Department of Health and Social Care, working for the Rt Hon. Sajid Javid MP.
He was made an MBE in the 2020 New Year Honours for services to diversity and inclusion in the corporate world.
Last Election Results:
Saqib Bhatti won 34,358 votes out of a possible 54,161. This represents a 63.4% share and a 22,836 majority in his constituency. There was a voter turnout of 63.4%.
Voting History Snapshot
Voted Aye to the Health and Social Care Levy Bill: Third Reading.
Voted Aye to the Nationality and Borders Bill: Second Reading
Voted Nay to the Opposition day: EU Settlement Scheme
Voted Aye to the Police, Crime, Sentencing, and Courts Bill: Third Reading
Voted Nay to the Opposition Day: Supporting Small Business
Voted Nay to the Opposition Motion: Free School Meals
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