Sadiq Aman Khan is a British politician and the current Mayor of London since May 2016. He was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Tooting from 2005 to 2016.Born in Tooting, South London to a working-class British Pakistani family, Khan gained a degree in Law from the University of North London.He was appointed as Minister of State for Communities, on Prime Minister Gordon Brown's Cabinet reshuffle of 3 October 2008, replacing Parmjit Dhanda, and becoming the second Muslim to serve in HM Government. In 2009, he became the first Muslim to attend Cabinet upon his appointment as Minister of State for Transport. In January 2013 and 2015, Khan was nominated for the Politician of the Year Award at the British Muslim Awards. He later won the award in February 2016.