Virendra Sharma, Member of Parliament, MP for Ealing Southall, Host of the Indiaspora Summit

Virendra Sharma, Member of Parliament, MP for Ealing Southall, Host of the Indiaspora Summit

Member of Parliament, MP for Ealing Southall, Host of the Indiaspora Summit

Mr. Sharma came to Hanwell from India in 1968 and started out as a bus conductor on the 207 route before studying at the London School of Economics on a Trade Union Scholarship and eventually working as a day services manager for people with learning disabilities in Hillingdon. He was first elected in 2007. Virendra currently chairs the Indo-British All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG), leads the APPG for Gurkha Welfare, and is Co-Chair of the APPG on Nepal, the Tuberculosis Group, the Hepatitis Group and is Vice-Chair of the APPG for British Hindus. He has previously chaired the APPG for Tamils and is still actively involved as the Vice Chair.