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Parmjit Dhanda MP

Parmjit Dhanda MP

Parmjit Dhanda MP - Parliamentary Under Secretary of State


  • Cohesion (including joint chair of Migration Impacts Forum)
  • Preventing violent extremism - winning hearts and minds
  • Fire and Rescue Service
  • Support on Local Government policy and finance (including Local Government Pensions)
  • Sponsor Minister for Valuation Tribunal Service
  • Planning Casework for East Midlands; East; London; South East; Olympics cases; (includes all cases in the Growth Areas)


Parmjit Dhanda was appointed as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Communities and Local Government on 29 June 2007.

Since May 2006, he served as the Parliamentary Under Secretary at the Department for Education and Skills.

Parmjit Dhanda has been a Member of Parliament (MP) for Gloucester since 2001. He was born in London in 1971 and attended Mellow Lane comprehensive school, before studying engineering and a MSc in Information Technology at Nottingham University. He went on to work for Connect - the union for professionals in communications - as an  Assistant National Organiser.

He lives in Matson, Gloucester, with his wife and son and is a keen sports fan.