Picture:  LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images
Picture: LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images

London has been jubilant this weekend after the election of Labour's Sadiq Khan, the son of a Pakistani bus driver, as mayor of the city.

Khan's victory despite a 'dog whistling' campaign run by the Tory opposition has been welcomed as the triumph of the best person for the job.

As a Muslim he's also a historical first for the city, and hopefully a trailblazer for more diversity in British politics.

Comedian Raz, though, has pointed out that if you're going by stereotypes, there may be a side effect from Khan's election:

But thanks Sadiq Khan. As if becoming a doctor or engineer wasn't hard enough, Asian parents will now be like 'LOOK AT HIM. HE'S MAYOR'


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