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How many ethnic minority MPs in the 2010 Parliament?

It is likely the post general election Parliament will only have a few more MPs from the ethnic minorities than the current 15, with a BBC estimate this could rise to between 23 and 30.

Adam Fleming spoke to three candidates: Labour's Shabana Mahmood, Tory Priti Patel and Liberal Democrat Farid Ahmed.


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