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

MP CALLS FOR MORE SOCIAL CARE WORKERS

Wealden MP Nus Ghani has joined MPs across the UK in supporting a national recruitment campaign by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) to address the 110,000 vacancies in adult social care across England. 

MP'S PRAISE FOR HAILSHAM ACADAMIES

Wealden MP Nus Ghani visited Phoenix Academy and White House Academy in Hailsham to meet the staff and students, following their impressive results last year.

MP VISITS CROWBOROUGH PRIMARY

Wealden MP Nus Ghani visited Ashdown Primary School in Crowborough with Wealden District Council Leader Cllr Bob Standley.

BREXIT UPDATE FROM WEALDEN'S MP

After a turbulent few weeks in Parliament, I thought I would update you on what’s been happening in Westminster ...

POLICE ASSURANCE ON WEALDEN CRIME

Wealden MP Nus Ghani met with residents who were the victims of crime about their concerns around response rates to crimes in the most rural areas of Wealden and the efficient gathering of information.

SIXTH FORMERS QUIZ WEALDEN'S MP

A group of sixth form students from Bede’s School near Hailsham visited Westminster, for a tour of the Houses of Parliament followed by a Questions and Answer session with Wealden MP Nus Ghani.

RECORD EMPLOYMENT

Wealden MP Nus Ghani has welcomed news that employment is at a record high and that wages are rising at their fastest pace for ten years.

'BREW MONDAY' BACKING

Wealden MP Nus Ghani is supporting the Samaritans’ “Brew Monday” campaign to encourage people across East Sussex and the UK to sit down with their neighbours and friends for a cup of tea this January.

SUPPORT FOR WEALDEN'S REFILL CAMPAIGN

Wealden District Council’s recent announcement of a three-part action plan to tackle the use of single-use plastics has been welcomed by Wealden MP Nus Ghani.