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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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Yes we Khan: MP Sadiq Khan runs London Marathon for the Dispossessed Fund
2014-04-14
Relief: MP Sadiq Khan with his medal after finishing the London Marathon (Picture: Nigel Howard) In glorious sunshine, with temperatures hitting 19C, the team of four joined 36,333 other runners who pounded their way from Blackheath to The Mall ...
(Evening Standard)
  1. MP Sadiq Khan claims Shadow Cabinet 'bragging rights' after beating ...
  2. Record number of MP's run the 2014 Virgin London Marathon

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Sadiq Khan: I'm suffering from marathon addiction
2014-04-10
Sadiq Khan: running has done wonders for my physical and psychological health. Photograph: London News Pictures/Rex Features. It's now less than three days until the London marathon. Over the past two months, my life has completely changed.
(The Guardian (blog))
  1. The Dispossessed Fund: charity milestones to spur on the Standard's Marathon ...

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Govt forces anti-terror bill through NA
2014-04-08
But the government's refusal to oblige them, and the decision of Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq to begin a clause-by-clause reading of the bill, brought opposition lawmakers on their feet in protest before they walked to the steps of the Speaker's rostrum ...
(DAWN.com)
  1. PPO pushed through stiff NA
  2. NA passes Protection of Pakistan bill amidst Opp protest

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Only Labour Can Deliver a Justice System Fit for Victims and Witnesses
2014-04-07
For too long, victims and witnesses have been seen as an after-thought to the workings of our criminal justice system. Public confidence has been shaken by media reporting of victims of horrific crimes being ignored and traumatised witnesses on the end ...
(Huffington Post UK)
  1. Labour considers justice shake-up
  2. A voice for victims of crime
  3. Only Labour Can Deliver a Justice System Fit for Victims and Witnesses

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Criminals escape from paying £275m of fines as Government cuts enforcement ...
2014-04-04
Labour's shadow justice secretary Sadiq Khan described the increase as "shocking", and said Government cuts to administrative staff had allowed criminals to escape punishments. The Government has vowed to privatise the system of collecting fines in ...
(Express.co.uk)
  1. £70m in court fines written off

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Tooting MP Sadiq Khan hosts evening reception ahead of his first London ...
2014-04-03
Tooting MP Sadiq Khan and a group from the London Evening Standard held a reception last night to launch their London Marathon team raising money for the Dispossessed Fund. It was a night to inform their supporters of the main message behind their ...
(South West Londoner)
  1. The Dispossessed: Marathon boss backs Sadiq's run for London

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Almost 150 criminals let out of jail by MISTAKE under the coalition... and 24 ...
2014-04-03
Shadow justice secretary Sadiq Khan said: 'Each week brings more evidence showing David Cameron's justice system is in chaos. 'I'm astounded that 148 criminals have been wrongly released from prison on this Government's watch. But to add insult to ...
(Daily Mail)
  1. Wrongly released prisoners at large

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Solicitors join forces with probation staff in 48-hour walkout
2014-03-31
The shadow justice secretary, Sadiq Khan, said the protests illustrate the breakdown in relations between the justice system and the government. 'Dedicated professionals concerned at keeping the public safe and maintaining access to justice have lost ...
(Law Gazette)
  1. Legal aid cuts: solicitors and probation officers begin mass walkouts

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Britain's prisons 'turning into breeding grounds for terrorists'
2014-03-30
Shadow Justice Minister Sadiq Khan claimed ministers are not doing enough to tackle the issue of radicalisation in prisons. He said: 'In jails like Whitemoor, the Chief Inspector is on record warning of the risks of radicalisation. The Government needs ...
(Daily Mail)
  1. Top-security UK prison where terror fanatics serve life sentences is 'al-Qaeda ...

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