Khalid Mahmood

Senior Fellow


Khalid Mahmood is MP for Birmingham Perry Barr and a Senior Fellow at Policy Exchange. He is a former Labour Shadow Minister for Defence Procurement and former Shadow Minister of State for Europe. He is also the Chairman of the All Party Group on Tackling Terrorism and is Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on International Relations. He has been Member of Parliament for Birmingham Perry Barr since the 2001 general election. He is a graduate of UCE Birmingham and a former engineer with a trade union background. He was a Birmingham City Councillor from 1990–1993, resigning his seat after leaving the city to work in Kuwait. He served as Parliamentary Private Secretary to Home Office Minister Tony McNulty MP from 2005–06.

Khalid Mahmood

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Hartlepool is a Wake-Up Call for my Party

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