Alok Sharma MP appointed Vice Chairman of Conservative Party

The Prime Minister has appointed Reading West MP Alok Sharma Vice Chairman of the Conservative Party with responsibility for the Party’s work and engagement with ethnic minority communities.

Alok Sharma said: “I was honoured to be asked last week by the Prime Minister to take on this role and look forward to working closely with Party Chairmen Lord Andrew Feldman and Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP, as well as the team at Number 10 Downing Street.”

Grant Shapps said: “This is a key role in enhancing our engagement and connection with BME communities and I am very pleased that Alok agreed to take on this role.”