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Biography

Mr Shailesh Vara

Constituency
North West Cambridgeshire

Introduction

Mr Shailesh Vara was born Shailesh Lakhman Vara on 04 September 1960 in Uganda and is the Conservative MP for North West Cambridgeshire.

Mr Shailesh Vara ceased to be a member of the House of Commons on 03 May 2017 (general election).

Posts

In the past, Mr Shailesh Vara has held the position of Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Work and Pensions) (2015 to 2016), Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Justice) (2013 to 2016), Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (2010 to 2012) in government.

He was Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons (2006 to 2010) in opposition.

He was Vice-Chair, Conservative Party.