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

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.

WEALDEN PUBS BACKED IN BUDGET

Nus Ghani, the MP for Wealden, has welcomed news that the Government has frozen duty on beer, cider and spirits for another year.

MP RAISING MONEY WITH BRITISH LEGION

Wealden MP Nus Ghani joined the Royal British Legion for the Great War Walk, a community walk to mark the centenary of the Armstice, which marked the end of the First World War a hundred years ago.

HIGH STREET SUPPORT WELCOMED

Wealden MP Nus Ghani has welcomed measures included in the Autumn Budget designed to support high streets such as Uckfield, Hailsham, Crowborough and Forest Row.