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Imran Ahmad Khan is a former Conservative party member and convicted sex offender who was elected the Member of Parliament (MP) for Wakefield in 2019. He worked for the United Nations as a special assistant for political affairs in Mogadishu and as a senior consultant for M&C Saatchi. A supporter of Brexit, he was elected in the 2019 general election and attributed his victory to voters’ support for leaving the European Union in 2016.
In 2021, Ahmad Khan was charged with sexually assaulting a 15-year-old boy in 2008, contrary to section 3 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003. In a statement, Ahmad Khan said he denied the accusation “in the strongest terms”. On 11 April 2022, following a week-long trial at Southwark Crown Court, he was found guilty of the offense. He had been suspended as a Conservative MP pending the outcome of the trial and was expelled from the party on being convicted.
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Imran Nasir Ahmad Khan was born on September 6, 1973 (age 48 years) in Pinderfields Hospital, Wakefield, United Kingdom. He was born at the same hospital his parents worked. His father, Dr Saeed Ahmad Khan, was born in the North-West Frontier Province of British India (modern-day Pakistan), and worked as a consultant dermatologist. His English mother was a State Registered Nurse and midwife. His grandmother, Joyce Reynolds, also worked at Pinderfields Hospital as a staff sister. His grandfather was a miner.
Ahmad Khan attended the local, independent Silcoates School. He studied the Russian language at the Pushkin Institute in Moscow and earned a bachelor’s degree in war studies at King’s College London. He worked for the United Nations as a special assistant for political affairs in Mogadishu and as a senior consultant for the advertising agency, M&C Saatchi. Having worked as a counter-terrorism expert prior to becoming an MP, he joked his experience in conflict zones such as Somalia and Afghanistan gave him what would be needed to build bridges between warring parties in the Brexit battle.
In the 2019 general election, Imran Ahmad Khan defeated the incumbent Labour MP, Mary Creagh, to become the first Conservative MP for the constituency in 89 years. Wakefield voted almost 2-to-1 in favour of leaving the European Union in the 2016 referendum and was a target seat for the Conservatives.
Imran Ahmad Khan was selected after the withdrawal of a candidate whose racist and sexist social media posts were uncovered. Labour’s Creagh said: “Will the next candidate they parachute in be any better? Don’t hold your breath.”
Ahmad Khan responded by taking part in a skydive over the town and retorted he was “a local lad born and bred in Wakefield, of Wakefield stock. I couldn’t figuratively parachute in—and I didn’t want to disappoint her—so I decided I would literally parachute in.”
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The LGBT+ Conservatives group incorrectly described Ahmad Khan as ‘openly gay’ and he made news worldwide for becoming the first openly gay Muslim to be elected. They subsequently clarified that Ahmad Khan “fully endorses” the group’s aims “but is not an out LGBT MP”. The confusion arose after a mistaken application to a fund to help LGBT+ Conservative candidates. He subsequently came out as gay.
In his maiden speech in January 2020, Ahmad Khan paid tribute to his predecessor and spoke of his pleasure at being part of “a vibrant and dynamic pack of Yorkshire MPs”. He called for equality of opportunity to be made real, and for more patriotism: “I see perhaps more clearly than most the deep and enduring importance of core British values such as compassion, tolerance and fairness, especially at a time when those values are perceived as under threat in many parts of our world.”
After Ahmad Khan was charged with sexual assault, the Conservatives suspended the whip from him in June 2021, so that he was no longer sitting as a Conservative in the Commons. Ahmad Khan was expelled from the Conservative Party on 11 April 2022 following his conviction.
Imran Ahmad Khan organized a shipment of 110,000 reusable face masks through connections with the charity Solidarités international and the Vietnamese Government. Most of the masks were for the Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust’s Pontefract, Pinderfields and Dewsbury and District Hospitals and 10,000 were distributed by the trust to local care homes and hospices. He launched ‘Wakefield Together’ to coordinate local efforts to tackle difficulties arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ahmad Khan helped secure £2.9 million for Wakefield’s art hubs, including Theatre Royal Wakefield, the Creative Art House, and the West Yorkshire Theatre Dance Centre, via the Culture Recovery Fund.
Imran Ahmad Khan supported Britain’s departure from the European Union. In an interview with Channel 4, he attributed his success in the 2019 general election to “Islington Remainers” who branded Leave voters “stupid, uneducated, racist or wrong”. He has stated that he decided to stand in the election because he came to believe British democracy was “under threat”.
In September 2020, in a debate about the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill, Ahmad Khan declared: “I am an ardent supporter of Brexit and look forward eagerly to the opportunity to bolster the United Kingdom’s position by becoming an independent, self-governing nation, possessed of the confidence that flows from our vision and principled values”. In his speech, he went on to explain his concerns over the Internal Market Bill before backing the legislation.
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Following an interim report on the connections between colonialism and properties now in the care of the National Trust, including links with historic slavery, Ahmad Khan was among the signatories of a letter to The Telegraph from the “Common Sense Group” of Conservative Parliamentarians. The letter accused the National Trust of being “coloured by cultural Marxist dogma, colloquially known as the ‘woke agenda'”.
Imran Ahmad Khan supports the Yorkshire Devolution Movement and called for the devolved West Yorkshire authority to be based in Wakefield. In Rishi Sunak’s 2020 Budget, West Yorkshire was allocated £1.8bn with a £317m investment in transport and the election of a Mayor of West Yorkshire, a position which in addition to budgetary control will assume the powers of the West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner.
In June 2021, it was reported that Imran Ahmad Khan had been charged on suspicion of a historical sexual offense of groping a 15-year-old boy in Staffordshire in 2008. In a statement, Ahmad Khan said he denied the accusation “in the strongest terms”. In response to the charge, the Conservative Party suspended the whip pending the outcome of the prosecution.
Imran Ahmad Khan pleaded not guilty at the Old Bailey on 10 September 2021. Ahmad Khan’s trial started on 29 March 2022. He was accused of feeling a 15-year-old boy’s legs and reaching for his groin. Khan denied that any sexual assault happened. On 11 April 2022, he was found guilty of sexually assaulting the 15-year-old boy.
Imran Ahmad Khan is currently single and not married. Khan came out as gay in 2022. He doesn’t have a wife or partner as of April 2022 and is a member of the Ahmadiyya community and describes himself as a “proud Yorkshireman”. His brother is lawyer Karim Ahmad Khan QC.
Imran Ahmad Khan net worth
How much is Imran Ahmad Khan worth? Imran Ahmad Khan net worth is estimated at around $4 million. His main source of income is from his career as a politician. Ahmad Khan successful career has earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars trips. He is one of the richest and influential politicians in the United Kingdom.