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Seema Malhotra is the Labour and Cooperative Member of Parliament for Feltham and Heston. She has been the MP for the constituency where she grew up and went to school since 2011. In April 2021, Seema was appointed as Shadow Minister for Small Business and Consumers under Keir Starmer. Growing up as part of a large family above a shop gave Seema a passion for enterprise, fairness and opportunity. Her primary policy interests are employment and the economy, financial inclusion, progress and opportunities for women and the environment. She is passionate about widening opportunities for young people and founded the charity Hounslow’s Promise in 2018 to help young people fulfil their potential. Concerned by the impact of the pandemic on West London and keen to see a green recovery, Seema established the London West Innovation District at the end of 2020 in partnership with local business leaders, education establishments and world-renowned academics. Seema is a Commissioner for the Financial Inclusion Commission. She chairs the APPG on Entrepreneurship and co-chair the APPG on Mortgage Prisoners. Seema is a vice chair of the APPG on the Future of Aviation and All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Assistive Technology.
Wes Streeting is the Labour MP for Ilford North and Shadow Secretary of State for Health and Social Care. Elected in 2015, he was a member of the influential House of Commons Treasury Committee from 2015 until the 2019 general election. Following Keir Starmer’s election as Leader of the Labour Party, Wes was appointed as Shadow Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury and in October 2020 was promoted to Shadow Schools Minister. In May 2021 Wes was promoted to Starmer’s shadow cabinet in the role of Shadow Child Poverty Secretary, and in November 2021 he became the Shadow Secretary of State for Health and Social Care.