Baroness Sayeeda Warsi has resigned from the Government after saying she cannot support its stance on Gaza, here is a brief look at her background and political career.
- Baroness Warsi was born in Dewsbury in West Yorkshire and studied law at Leeds University.
- In 2007 she become the youngest peer in Parliament when she was elevated to the House of Lords aged 36.
- Lady Warsi became the first Muslim to sit in the Cabinet when she was made Conservative Party co-chairman following the 2010 general election.
- She was subsequently moved to the post of Minister of State at the Foreign Office and Minister for Faith and Communities in Mr Cameron's 2012 re-shuffle in a move widely regarded as a demotion.
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