He says Britain's political parties ignored the demographic because they were seen as apolitical and difficult to attract to the ballot box. Maurice Saatchi, Baron Saatchi . Between East and West. He subsequently practised as a solicitor with Clifford Chance. Eleanor Smith   .
Sombre was elected in but the result of the election was overturned due to evidence of bribery and he lost his seat.
From the archive, 26 July 1892: Britain's first Asian MP elected
Assumed office 16 January Old habits die hard among the British Chinese elders, but an elected Chinese MP of any political hue could change all that, according to Wilkes. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it. This article contains material from this source, which is available under the Open Parliament Licence. Oxford West and Abingdon. There has never been a Chinese face in the House of Commons, so no Chinese person in the UK has been able to tune into Prime Minister's Questions or any political debate and see someone that looks like them.