Sayeeda Warsi is one of the Conservative Party’s leading campaigners and as Co-Chairman is at the forefront of the Party’s political and election campaigns. Sayeeda has always had a keen interest in faith and racial justice issues. In 2004, Michael Howard appointed Sayeeda as an adviser and Vice Chairman of the Conservative Party. She was appointed a Conservative Peer by David Cameron in 2007 and served as Shadow Minister for Community Cohesion and Social Action. After the 2010 General Election, Sayeeda became the first Muslim to serve as a full member of the British Cabinet.
In September 2010, Sayeeda made the first of a series of keynote addresses on the importance of faith as a force for good in society, signalling a new direction in government policy and making clear that the coalition government does “do God”.