Preet Kaur – first female Sikh MP
Preet Kaur Gill became the first female Sikh MP by winning the election from the Labor Party, Preet Kaur Gill is 44 years old, she is currently serving as the Shadow Cabinet Minister for International Development.
Preet Kaur Gill’s ancestral village is Jamsher Kheda, her family moved from this village to UK in 1962.
Preet Kaur was born on 21 November 1972 in Edgbaston, Birmingham, English West Midlands. His father’s name is Daljit Singh Shergill and mother’s name is Kuldeep Kaur Shergill. His father was a foreman and Daljit Singh was the president of Guru Nanak Gurudwara Smethwick for a long time.
Preet Kaur Gill has six younger siblings. She was educated at Lordswood Girls’ School and college education at Bourneville College and from there she was elected as student president. She worked at Waltham Forest and Birmingham as a social worker and as Children’s Services Manager in Birmingham from 2010 to 2017.
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Preet Kaur Gill was fielded from the Labor Party as a candidate from Birmingham Edgbaston on 28 April 2017. In the 2017 election, she won the Labor seat with 24,124 (55.3%) votes and became the first female British Sikh MP.
Preet Kaur Gill was elected in July 2017 as a member of the Home Affairs Selection Committee.
Preet Kaur Gill was appointed to the shadow cabinet on 12 January 2018.
Preet Kaur Gill was promoted in 2020 as Shadow Secretary for International Development.
Preet Kaur Gill came into the limelight for one of her tweets on December 19, 2021, when she discussed a Hindu terrorist behind the violence at the Golden Temple. After criticizing this tweet, Gill removed it from Twitter.
Preet Kaur Gill husband name is Suresh Singh who is a social worker since 2009. Preet Kaur Gill is the mother of two daughters.