About Sajid

Sajid is theConservative Parliamentary Candidate in the forthcoming general election.

 

Sajid was first elected Member of Parliament for Bromsgrove in May 2010, and was appointed a Privy Councillor by HM The Queen in 2014.

 

Born in England, Sajid is one of five sons.

 

His father was a bus driver, and he attended state schools before winning a place at Exeter University to study Economics and Politics.

 

He joined the Conservative Party in 1988.

 

As well as being a passionate, committed MP for Bromsgrove, Sajid has also held a number of positions in Government:

 

-          Secretary of State at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, April 2014 - present

 

-          Financial Secretary to the Treasury, October 2013 - April 2014

 

-          Economic Secretary to the Treasury, September 2012 - October 2013

 

-          Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt Hon George Osborne MP, October 2011 - September 2012

 

-          PPS to John Hayes MP, Minister of State for Further Education & Skills, November 2010 - October 2011

 

-          Member of the Work and Pensions Select Committee, June – November 2010

 

Before public service, he was a senior Managing Director with Deutsche Bank AG, having started his career with Chase Manhattan Bank NA in New York in 1991.

 

While at Deutsche Bank Sajid was a specialist in helping to raise investment in developing countries and was considered a global leader in this field.  He has been engaged in community work his entire adult life, including leading a charity expedition to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro for Help the Aged.

 

Sajid is married to Laura and they four young children.

 

He is a Vice President of Bromsgrove Rugby Football Club.