Nusrat Ghani MP

Nus Ghani was born in Birmingham in 1972 and educated in state schools before studying at Birmingham City University. After graduating she headed to Leeds for a master's degree before beginning her career in politics. Her employment has included the charities Age UK and Breakthrough Breast Cancer as well as later work for the BBC World Service.

Ms Ghani first stood as a parliamentary candidate for Birmingham Ladywood at the 2010 general election before being selected in December 2013 as the prospective parliamentary candidate for Wealden on the announcement of retirement by the sitting MP, Charles Hendry

In the 2015 general election Nus Ghani became the first female MP to hold the seat being elected with a majority of 22,967. In the 2017 general election Nus won 61.2% of the votes in Wealden, increasing her majority to 23,628. In July 2017, 

I am delighted most recently to have been appointed as a Government Whip and a Minister in the Department for Transport. In this role, I am responsible for: 

  • accessibility across all transport modes
  • buses and taxis
  • high speed rail (HS2)
  • maritime
  • Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA)
  • maritime security
  • skills and apprenticeships
  • the Year of Engineering

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News

WEALDEN'S STEM AMBASSADOR

Wealden MP Nus Ghani has been presented with a STEM Ambassador Gold Award for leading the campaign to get more youngsters into engineering, especially focused on girls.    

FOREST ROW ENERGY MEET MINISTER

Forest Row Energy, a community energy co-operative in Forest Row, joined Wealden MP Nus Ghani to meet with the Energy Minister, Claire Perry MP.

CELEBRATING WEALDEN'S SMALL BUSINESSES

Wealden's MP Nus Ghani joined small businesses in Mayfield to celebrate Small Business Saturday. December 1st was Small Business Saturday 2018, which highlights small business success and encourages consumers to 'shop local' and support small businesses in their communities.

UCKFIELD FM IN PARLIAMENT

Wealden MP Nus Ghani hosted Uckfield FM stars Mike and Christine Skinner in Parliament for lunch and a cup of tea. Uckfield FM are a community radio station serving the Uckfield and Wealden area, co-founded by Mike Skinner in 2002.

PUSH FOR DYSTIC FIBROSIS DRUG AVAILABILITY IN WEALDEN

Wealden MP Nus Ghani recently met with Horam resident Christina Walker at an event hosted by the Cystic Fibrosis Trust. She further called on the Government to work closely with NHS England and Vertex to make the drug Orkambi available on the NHS. 

TACKLING WEALDEN CRIME

Wealden MP Nus Ghani recently met with Sussex Police Chief Inspector Anita Turner to discuss policing, crime and sexual exploitation across Wealden and the concerns of Nus’ constituents.

MP's BACKING FOR WEALDEN ENGINEERS

Wealden MP Nus Ghani has visited Ashdown Audio Visual, an audio visual design, supply and installation company based on the Bellbrook Industrial Estate in Uckfield.

CROWBOROUGH STUDENTS IN PARLIAMENT

A group of ten Year 11 students from the Beacon Academy Senior Student Leadership Team visited the Houses of Parliament, hosted by Wealden MP Nus Ghani.

MP CONGRATULATES UCKFIELD BUSINESS ON WIN

Wealden MP Nus Ghani has congratulated Maria Mann of the Beauty Spot in Uckfield on winning the Business Woman of the Year Awards at the Uckfield Business Awards 2018.

WEALDEN FARMERS MEET MINISTER

A group of Wealden farmers recently joined Nus Ghani for a meeting with the Farming Minister, George Eustice MP, in Parliament.