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38 PARLIAMENTARY FOCUS House of Commons Name: Diane Abbott DOB: 27 September 1953 (53) First Elected: 1987 Constituency: Hackney North and Stoke Newington, London First: Black woman elected to the House of Commons Party: Labour Place of Birth: London, UK Name: Adam Afriyie DOB: 4 August 1965 (41) First Elected: 2005 Constituency: Windsor First: Black Conservative MP Party: Conservative Place of Birth: London, UK Name: Dawn Butler DOB: 3 November 1969 (37) First Elected: 2005 Constituency: Brent South First: Black female MP for Brent South Party: Labour Place of Birth: London, UK Name: Professor Sir Ara Darzi Ministerial Post: Parliamentary UnderSecretary at the Department of Health First Appointed: June 2007 Party: Labour Place of Birth: Baghdad, Iraq Name: Parmjit Dhanda DOB: 17 September 1971 (35) First Elected: 2001 Constituency: Gloucester Ministerial Duties: Parliamentary UnderSecretary for Communities and Local Government (assumed post June 2007) Party: Labour Place of Birth: London, UK Name: Mark Hendrick DOB: 2 November 1958 (48) First Elected: 2000 Constituency: Preston Party: Labour Place of Birth: Salford, Lancashire, UK Name: Piara Khabra DOB: 20 November 1921 – 19 June 2007 (85) First Elected: 1992 Constituency: Ealing Southall First: Sikh to become a British MP Party: Labour Place of Birth: Punjab, India Arrived in UK: 1959 Name: Sadiq Khan DOB: 8 October 1970 (36) First Elected: 2005 Constituency: Tooting, London Party: Labour Place of Birth: London, UK Name: Ashok Kumar DOB: 28 May 1956 (51) First Elected: 1997 Constituency: Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland Party: Labour Place of Birth: India Name: David Lammy DOB: 19 July 1972 (35) First Elected: 2000 Constituency: Tottenham, London Ministerial Duties: Parliamentary UnderSecretary for Innovati VfW'6FW2B6277VVBff6RVR#rf'7CVvW7BW6Rb62VR#'G&W"6Rb&'FFGFVFࠥDR$P