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UK: SNP's first female rep swaps Bollywood for Brussels00:53

UK: SNP's first female rep swaps Bollywood for Brussels

United Kingdom, Glasgow
May 22, 2014 at 21:59 GMT +00:00 · Published

UK: SNP's first female rep swaps Bollywood for Brussels

The SNP's first female Asian candidate, Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh, was canvassing for support for the European elections on the suburban streets of Glasgow on Thursday.

Ahmed-Sheikh hopes to represent Scotland as part of a team of six, who will eventually travel to Brussels. The SNP candidate hopes to strike a chord with voters who are also keen on Scotland's exit from the United Kingdom union.

Before joining SNP, Ahmed-Sheikh was with the Conservatives when she was 16 and later a paid member of the Labour party.

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UK: SNP's first female rep swaps Bollywood for Brussels

The SNP's first female Asian candidate, Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh, was canvassing for support for the European elections on the suburban streets of Glasgow on Thursday.

Ahmed-Sheikh hopes to represent Scotland as part of a team of six, who will eventually travel to Brussels. The SNP candidate hopes to strike a chord with voters who are also keen on Scotland's exit from the United Kingdom union.

Before joining SNP, Ahmed-Sheikh was with the Conservatives when she was 16 and later a paid member of the Labour party.

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