Afzal Khan (British politician)

Mohammed Afzal Khan, CBE (Urdu: محمد افضل خان; born 5 April 1958) is a British Labour Party politician serving as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Manchester Gorton since 2017.

Afzal Khan

Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons
Assumed office
9 April 2020
LeaderKeir Starmer
Preceded byKarin Smyth
Shadow Minister for South Asia, Africa and the Commonwealth
In office
13 January 2020  9 April 2020
LeaderJeremy Corbyn
Preceded byLiz McInnes
Succeeded byStephen Kinnock (Asia & Pacific)
Stephen Doughty (Africa)
Shadow Minister of State for Immigration
In office
7 July 2017  13 January 2020
LeaderJeremy Corbyn
Preceded byKeir Starmer
Succeeded byBell Ribeiro-Addy
Member of Parliament
for Manchester Gorton
Assumed office
8 June 2017
Preceded bySir Gerald Kaufman
Majority30,339 (68.1%)
Member of the European Parliament
for North West England
In office
13 June 2014  8 June 2017
Preceded byChris Davies
Succeeded byWajid Khan
Lord Mayor of Manchester
In office
2005–2006
Preceded byTom O'Callaghan
Succeeded byJames Ashley
Personal details
Born (1958-04-05) 5 April 1958 (age 63)
Jhelum, Pakistan
NationalityBritish
Political partyLabour Party (Co-op)
ProfessionLawyer
WebsiteOfficial website

He was formerly Lord Mayor of Manchester for the year 2005–2006, and served as a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for North West England from 2014 to 2017.