Sadiq Aman Khan (born 8 October 1970) is a British politician. He was the Shadow Justice Secretary in Ed Miliband's and Jeremy Corbyn's shadow cabinet. In May 2016 he was elected as Mayor of London, beating his closest rival Zac Goldsmith. He is the Labour Party Member of Parliament (MP) for the constituency of Tooting. After his election as London Mayor Khan announced he would stand down as Tooting's MP.