Tulip Siddiq

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Tulip Siddiq
FRSA MP
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Siddiq in June 2017
Member of Parliament
for Hampstead and Kilburn
Assumed office
7 May 2015
Preceded by Glenda Jackson
Majority 15,560 (26.6%)
Camden London Borough Councillor
for Regent's Park
In office
6 May 2010 – 22 May 2014
Preceded by Theodore Blackwell
Succeeded by Nadia Shah
Personal details
Born Tulip Rizwana Siddiq
(1982-09-16) 16 September 1982 (age 37)
Website Official


Tulip Rizwana Siddiq, (born 16 September 1982) was elected Member of Parliament (MP) for Hampstead and Kilburn at the 2015 general election. She is vice-chairwoman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group against Antisemitism and a member of the Women and Equalities Select Committee. She was previously a councillor for Regent's Park and Cabinet Member for Culture and Communities in Camden Council.

Political career[edit]

In a 2006 by-election, Siddiq stood for Camden Council but did not win. It was a safe Liberal Democrats seat which had been held by them for 25 years. In May 2010, in the Camden election, Siddiq became the first Bengali female councillor in Camden Council, where she was Cabinet Member for Culture and Communities until May 2014.

In July 2013, Siddiq was selected as the Labour prospective parliamentary candidate for the Hampstead and Kilburn constituency in the 2015 general election, following a vote by local party members.

In the 2015 general election, Siddiq held the Hampstead and Kilburn seat with 23,977 votes, with a turnout of 67.3%.

In June 2015, Siddiq was appointed a vice-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group against Antisemitism. She is also a member of the Women and Equalities Select Committee.