Tan Dhesi MP for Slough
Tan Dhesi MP for Slough

Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi was elected as the MP for Slough, winning in the 2017 General Election with a 17,000 majority and later re-elected in both 2019 and 2024, thereby becoming the first ever turbaned Sikh in any European Parliament. Born in Berkshire, having spent his formative years in Slough, Tan received most of his primary education in the Punjab, India, before returning to the UK when he was nine years old. He studied Mathematics with Management at University College London, MSc Applied Statistics at Oxford University, before an MPhil at Cambridge in South Asian history and its connections with Great Britain.

After his studies, Tan worked in construction and even ran his own small company in Scotland.  In 2007, he was elected as a councillor in Gravesham, where he subsequently became Mayor in 2011. During this time he became a Cabinet Member, Constituency Party Chairman and had many voluntary roles (School Governor; Alzheimer’s & Dementia charity Trustee; Mencap Society advisor and Independent Police Advisory Group member).

In Parliament, Tan was the Shadow Minister for Exports. Prior to this, Tan was Shadow Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury, and between 2020-2023, he was the Shadow Minister for Railways. He is the Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group campaigning for a Western Rail Link to Heathrow and he has spearheaded the campaign for National Sikh War Memorial.

You can learn more about what Tan is doing in Parliament here.

Tan's Impact. 5000 plus constituency issues taken on last year. 786 Written Parliamentary Questions last year. 350 plus constituency events in a year.

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