Preet is listed as a guest speaker for one of our discussions but she does not work at Cumberland Lodge. We cannot share her contact details and it is not always possible for us to pass on contact enquiries to past speakers.

Preet Kaur Gill is the Member of Parliament for Birmingham, Edgbaston, Shadow Cabinet Minister for International Development, and the UK’s first female Sikh MP. Born and raised in the West Midlands, Preet was a social worker and a Councillor and Cabinet Member for Public Health and Protection prior to entering Parliament. She is Chair of the Co-operative Party Parliamentary Group, a patron of social housing charity Spring Housing, and Vice-President of the Local Government Association.

 

In Parliament she chairs the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for British Sikhs, and co-chairs the APPG for International Freedom of Religion or Belief, the APPG for the West Midlands, APPG for the Commonwealth Games, the APPG for Birmingham and APPG for the West Midlands. Preet is Vice-President of the British Group Inter-Parliamentary Union and Co-Chair of the West-Midlands Co-operative Task Force. In 2018 Preet featured on Birmingham City University’s Brummies Who Inspire and presented an award for Sikh Woman of Substance by the Sikh Women’s Alliance. In 2020, she was named MP of the Year by the Patchwork Foundation.