Uma is Labour's Parliamentary Candidate for Harrow East in the 2015 General Election.
Uma was raised in and still lives in her hometown of Harrow.
Uma's career includes working for Islington Council, the NHS and as a local constituency caseworker and as a policy researcher for a minister in the last Labour Government.
Uma was born in London to Tamil parents who fled to Britain in the midst of a civil war. With the help of a Labour MP, they settled in Harrow and worked hard to rebuild their lives.
Uma is a school governor and a volunteer Radio presenter and producer for Harrow’s local Hospital Northwick Park.