Khalid Mahmood

Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (Europe)

Labour MP for Birmingham, Perry Barr


Khalid Mahmood’s voting in Parliament

Khalid Mahmood is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Khalid Mahmood sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Khalid Mahmood generally voted against a wholly elected House of Lords, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes
  • Khalid Mahmood generally voted against greater regulation of gambling, while most Labour MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Khalid Mahmood has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Leaving the EU: Gibraltar 3 Sep 2019

    The Minister, I believe, supports a no-deal Brexit. How will the Minister assure the people of Gibraltar that there will be no disruption of the supply of goods, including food and medicine? News about delays of four hours at the border, resulting in huge economic loss, has leaked in the Yellowhammer document. If the Minister believes that the Yellowhammer document is outdated, what is the...
  • World War Two: Polish Contribution — [Mark Pritchard in the Chair] 2 Jul 2019

    It is a privilege to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Pritchard, and I thank the hon. Member for Shrewsbury and Atcham (Daniel Kawczynski) for highlighting this important issue. That he has done so not just now but on a number of occasions shows the importance of this debate to him, particularly because members of his family were murdered by the Nazis. Those included the hon. Gentleman’s...
  • World War Two: Polish Contribution — [Mark Pritchard in the Chair] 2 Jul 2019

    I thank the right hon. Gentleman, who is also my friend. That shows the determination of the Polish soldiers and personnel who fought in the war to treat it as their own as they defended Poland. The courage of the Polish soldiers has been recognised across the Chamber, and it must continue to be recognised and understood. The hon. Member for Chichester (Gillian Keegan) made a good...

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Labour MP for Birmingham, Perry Barr

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

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Topics of interest

Khalid Mahmood campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Work and Pensions
  • Home Office
  • Education and Skills
  • Department for Transport
  • Transport
  • Firearms: Crime
  • Further Education
  • Departmental Mobile Phones
  • Sandwell and West Birmingham Acute Trust
  • Electronic Government

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (Europe) (since 14 Oct 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (14 Dec 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • PPS (Mr Tony McNulty, Minister of State), Home Office (10 Nov 2005 to 6 Sep 2006)
  • PPS (Mr Tony McNulty), Department for Transport (10 Apr 2005 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Broadcasting Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Broadcasting Committee (7 Jun 2001 to 5 May 2005)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 24 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs. See all Khalid Mahmood’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 76.40% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 94 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Sep 2019.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Federation of European Progressive Studies
Address of donor: Rue Montoyer, 40 B-1000 Brussels, Belgium

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Hotel and airport transfer, total value £156.78. Other costs were met by a non-registrable source.

Destination of visit: Macedonia

Dates of visit: 20-22 September 2018

Purpose of visit: To support democratic institutions.

(Registered 14 November 2018)

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