Monday, August 27, 2007

Yasmin to be first Muslim woman MP...?

London barrister Yasmin Qureshi could become the country's first Muslim woman to be elected to Parliament after winning Labour's nomination for the Bolton South East seat last night.

She beat more than 50 candidates in the process for the right to be Labour's candidate in a seat where Dr Brian Iddon who is retiring secured a majority of more than 11,000 two years ago.

Full story in tonight's Bolton Evening News

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