Councillor Arooj Shah becomes first Muslim woman council leader in the north
11th May 2021   •   snippet


Oldham has a new council leader after last week's local elections. And its new leader, Arooj Shah, will be the first Muslim woman in the north of England to take on the top job at a local authority.

Councillor Shah was elected leader after previous incumbent Sean Fielding was defeated by an independent party at Thursday's local elections. More at Manchester Evening News
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