Dan Jarvis

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Dan Jarvis

Official portrait of Dan Jarvis crop 2.jpg
Official parliamentary portrait, June 2017
Mayor of the Sheffield City Region
Assumed office
4 May 2018
Preceded byOffice created
Member of Parliament
for Barnsley Central
Assumed office
3 March 2011
Preceded byEric Illsley
Majority3,571 (9.7%)
Personal details
Born
Daniel Owen Woolgar Jarvis

(1972-11-30) 30 November 1972 (age 47)
Nottingham, England
Political partyLabour
Spouse(s)Caroline Jarvis (2000–2010, her death)
Rachel Jarvis (2013–present)
Children3
Alma materAberystwyth University
Royal Military Academy Sandhurst
King's College London
Military service
Allegiance United Kingdom
Branch/service British Army
RankMajor
UnitParachute Regiment
Battles/warsOperation Banner
Kosovo War
Operation Telic
Operation Herrick

Daniel Owen Woolgar Jarvis, MBE (born 30 November 1972) is a British Labour Party politician.

From 1997 to 2011, he was in the Parachute Regiment, before being elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Barnsley Central in a by-election in 2011.[1]

He was elected as Mayor of the Sheffield City Region in 2018.

References[change | change source]

  1. Rice, Xan (9 March 2015). "From war to Westminster: is Labour's Dan Jarvis a future Prime Minister?". New Statesman. London.