Member of Parliament for North West Cambridgeshire
Shailesh was first elected to Parliament in 2005, representing the constituency of North West Cambridgeshire. He has since been re-elected to Parliament in 2010, 2015 and 2017.
Shailesh was formerly a Minister for Northern Ireland, having also previously served as a Minister for Justice, a Minister in the Department for Work and Pensions and as a Government Whip.
In Opposition, Shailesh was Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons and before being appointed to the Front Bench, he was on the Select Committee for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.