More than a thousand people have attended the funeral of the first Sikh member of the House of Lords.
The service for Lord Tarsem King was held in West Bromwich this morning.
He was a Sandwell councillor and became a life peer in 1999.
The funeral for the first sikh member of the House of Lords will take place later. Lord Tarsem King was a Sandwell councillor and became a life peer in 1999.
More than a thousand people are expected to attend.
The country's first Sikh to be made a Lord has died at 75-years-old.
Lord Tarsem King of West Bromwich was made a life peer in 1999. He was also a councillor in Sandwell for 10 years and was leader of the council for four years.
In addition he served as mayor of the borough.