Asghar Shah in Cosham High Street
Asghar Shah in Cosham High Street

Cllr Asghar Shah is a Labour Councillor for Cosham Ward in Portsmouth and was elected in May 2022. Asghar – otherwise known as ‘Shah’ – is Labour’s Spokesperson for Communities and Central Services, which aims to improve standards and practices in central services within the council. Shah is also a member of the Licensing Committee, which is a regulatory committee that issues licences for everything from taxis, to pubs and restaurants. 


Shah has several appointments to external bodies, including for the Standing Advisory Council for Religious Education and is Deputy for the Third Sector & City of Service Champion role for Portsmouth City Council.


Outside of formal councillor roles, Shah works for British Gas, set up a food bank that’s supported hundreds of local families and is an active member of GMB Union. Shah also runs regular litter picks in the north of the city, is a trustee for a local community centre and started a community cafe for young people to gain hospitality experience and for older residents to socialise.


Shah can be contacted via: 

Mobile:  07796 326748


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