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Ibrahim Dogus is a British Labour politician who was born on 1 July, 1980 in London, England. He is the founder and director of the Centre for Turkey Studies, a think tank that focuses on Turkish-British relations. He is also the founder and director of the British Kebab Awards, an annual event that celebrates the best of the UK's kebab industry. Dogus was elected as a councillor for the London Borough of Lambeth in 2014 and was re-elected in 2018. He was also elected as a Member of Parliament for the Cities of London and Westminster in 2019. Dogus is a strong advocate for the rights of the Turkish-British community and has been a vocal supporter of the UK's decision to remain in the European Union. He is also a passionate advocate for the rights of refugees and asylum seekers. Dogus is married and has two children. His net worth is estimated to be around £1 million.
|43 years old
|1 July, 1980
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|$1 Million - $5 Million
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Since January 2019, Dogus has been targeted by far-right groups after the restaurants he founded included on the bottom of their receipts the message: "Brexit is bad. Immigrants make Britain great. They also cooked and served your food today." TripAdvisor had to suspend reviews of Westminster Kitchen.
In December 2019, The Times published an investigation into tax-evasion by Dogus in connection to his businesses. The investigation stated that Dogus, in 2011, was forced to surrender thousands of pounds in cash after attempting to smuggle it out of the country via his aunt for the purpose of "unlawful conduct" including "tax evasion." In the subsequent court case, Dogus claimed the cash was legitimate and that he had sent it to Turkey in order to repay his brother-in-law, who had allegedly lent him money for his wedding. However, UK Border Agency described his claims as “unbelievable”. In August 2011, a judge upheld an application for the forfeiture of the money under the Proceeds of Crime Act.
In October 2019, Dogus was shortlisted to be the Labour candidate for the seat of Vauxhall in South London, losing out to Florence Eshalomi. In November 2019, Dogus was selected as the prospective parliamentary candidate for West Bromwich East following the decision by the incumbent MP and Deputy Leader of the Labour Party, Tom Watson, to resign at the 2019 general election. He lost the seat to the Conservative candidate, Nicola Richards following a 12% swing toward the Conservatives.
Dogus took over a struggling Troia restaurant after university. He is now the owner of three restaurants: Troia, in Waterloo, London; Westminster Kitchen, near Westminster Bridge; and Cucina. He attracted media attention in 2017 when he fed hundreds of emergency service workers for free at Troia in the wake of the 2017 Westminster attack: all three of his restaurants were located in the cordoned-off exclusion zone near the attack. In 2019 he launched "With Love", a "pay-it-forward cafe" where the extra customers pay supports the homeless and struggling families.
Dogus was the parliamentary candidate for the Labour Party for the Cities of London and Westminster constituency in the June 2017 UK general election, having previously stood unsuccessfully for selection in Enfield Southgate in 2014. He gained a 9.25% swing for Labour, in line with the national average, and came second with 14,857 votes (38.4%). The following year he was elected as a member of Lambeth London Borough Council for the Bishop's ward, and in May 2018 he was selected by Labour to be the next deputy mayor of the borough, becoming Mayor in April 2019.
Dogus supported Yvette Cooper in the 2015 Labour Leadership election, helping to raise £2,200 for her campaign Dogus hosted a fundraiser for Owen Smith at one of his restaurants during the 2016 Labour Leadership election. Jeremy Corbyn celebrated his victory in the same place.
Dogus' connection with the Labour Party goes back to age 16, when he was invited by a teacher to address an NUT meeting, to talk about Kurdish human rights. His local MP, Jeremy Corbyn, was the other speaker, and Dogus began campaigning for him. Dogus became a commentator on Turkish, Kurdish and UK politics. and became an activist on Turkish and Kurdish politics in the early 2000s.
Ibrahim Dogus (born July 1980) is an entrepreneur and restaurateur. He is founder of the Centre for Turkey Studies and Centre for Kurdish Progress, and an active organiser for the Turkish and Kurdish community in London and the UK. He is also a British Labour Party politician, serving as a Lambeth Borough councillor. Dogus was the unsuccessful parliamentary candidate for the Labour Party for the Cities of London and Westminster constituency in the June 2017 UK general election and for West Bromwich East at the 2019 general election.