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Sadiq Aman Khan is a British Labour Party politician, who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Tooting since 2005, succeeding Tom Cox as the Labour MP for the seat. He is currently the Shadow Lord Chancellor and Justice Secretary (with responsibility for political and constitutional reform) since 8 October 2010.
He had been Parliamentary Private Secretary to Jack Straw and was a member of the Public Accounts Committee. He had been a government whip with responsibilities for the justice department. But following the Cabinet Reshuffle of the 3 October 2008, Khan was promoted to be Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Department for Communities and Local Government. This was followed by a promotion to Minister of State for Transport in June 2009 and an appointment to the Privy Council of the United Kingdom. He became Shadow Secretary of State for Transport when Lord Adonis stood down from the position following the Labour Party's election defeat in May 2010.
Following Gordon Brown's resignation as leader of the Labour Party he ran Ed Miliband's successful campaign to become leader of the Labour Party. In October 2010, he was elected to Shadow Cabinet, and appointed Shadow Secretary of State for Justice in Ed Miliband's first ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Sadiq Khan's speech on the future of public services: full text
2014-07-04
Sadiq Khan speaks at the Labour conference in Brighton in 2013. Photograph: Getty Images. Delivered at UNISON political conference. Thank you for inviting me to speak with you today. The power of ordinary people working together to create a fairer ...
(New Statesman)
  1. Ed Miliband Is A Winner, Sadiq Khan Tells Critics Of Labour Leader
  2. TORIES 'DEMOLISHING FAIR SOCIETY'

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Sadiq Khan: Labour will look at extending youth justice system to age 21
2014-07-02
Shadow justice secretary Sadiq Khan wants to harness the success of the youth justice system. Photo: Getty. There aren't many good news stories around in criminal justice at the moment. Prisons are in crisis, probation is in meltdown, there's been a ...
(New Statesman)
  1. Labour mulls youth crime shake-up
  2. Labour may bring in more community sentences for younger offenders

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Shadow Justice Minister Sadiq Khan discourages British Muslims from fighting ...
2014-06-23
LONDON, June 23 (UPI) --Shadow Justice Minister Sadiq Khan said in an interview Monday that British Muslims must be 'resilient' and should be discouraged from joining the fight in Syria. "Depending on which expert you speak to, there have been about ...
(UPI.com)
  1. Sadiq Khan says British Muslims need to be 'resilient'
  2. Wandsworth Prison overcrowding puts workers at increased risk of violence says ...

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Sadiq Khan: Benefit from the power of recall in US democracy
2014-06-11
Recall is a democratic process by which voters hold to account their elected representatives in between elections. It usually comes into play if a politician has done something seriously wrong. We've never had recall in the UK although some US states ...
(Gulf Today)
  1. Our democracy would benefit from the power of recall - so long as it's done right

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Sadiq Khan: Labour failed on inequality
2014-06-09
In a speech to the GMB union on Tuesday, Sadiq Khan will say the rise in inequality under the coalition is a "stain" that is getting worse, especially as senior Tories such as Boris Johnson have argued that greed is a good thing. But he will also ...
(The Guardian)
  1. Sadiq Khan's speech on inequality: full text

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Secret terrorism trial runs risk of miscarriage of justice, says Sadiq Khan
2014-06-05
Plans to hold the criminal trial of two men charged with serious terrorism offences entirely in secret runs the risk of creating a miscarriage of justice that will never be put right, the shadow justice secretary has warned. Sadiq Khan spoke out as a ...
(The Guardian)
  1. Secret trial plan 'serious threat to justice'

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'We were wrong, we are sorry' Senior Labour MP Sadiq Khan pens open letter to ...
2014-05-25
Shadow Justice Minister Sadiq Khan concedes Labour has been "too quick to dismiss concerns about immigration, or even worse - accused people of prejudice" in the letter, which was sent exclusively to Express.co.uk. Mr Khan lists a range of policies ...
(Express.co.uk)
  1. Labour's Sadiq Khan pens open letter in bid to woo Ukip voters

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Local election results: Labour win in Redbridge hailed by Sadiq Khan
2014-05-23
Mr Khan told the Standard: "Redbridge is hugely important for Labour's progress. Today demonstrates that at the next general election this could be the area where we make a Labour gain. The fact the Tories are going backwards and we are going forwards ...
(Evening Standard)
  1. Local elections: Labour wins control of Redbridge council for first time
  2. Live updates from Redbridge local election count - Labour take control of ...

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Chinese Tourist Abducted in Pakistan
2014-05-20
The Chinese national's passport, bicycle and belongings were found on Tuesday in the town of Daraban on the outskirts of Dera Ismail Khan district, said police chief Sadiq Baluch. He said the man had apparently entered Pakistan from neighboring India ...
(ABC News)
  1. Police say Chinese tourist abducted in Pakistan
  2. Pakistani airstrikes kill nearly 30 militants
  3. Pakistan airstrikes kill 60 militants

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