Funeral for first Sikh member of the House of Lords

More than a thousand people have attended the funeral of the first Sikh member of the House of Lords.

Crowds gathered outside the funeral Credit: ITV News Central

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.

Paying their respects Credit: ITV News Central

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Funeral For First Sikh In House Of Lords

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.