Ian Lavery

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Ian Lavery

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Chairman of the Labour Party
In office
14 June 2017 – 5 April 2020
LeaderJeremy Corbyn
Preceded byTom Watson
Succeeded byAngela Rayner
Labour Party Co-National Campaign Coordinator
In office
14 June 2017 – 5 April 2020
Serving with Andrew Gwynne
LeaderJeremy Corbyn
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byAngela Rayner
Shadow Minister without Portfolio
In office
9 February 2017 – 5 April 2020
LeaderJeremy Corbyn
Preceded byAndrew Gwynne
Succeeded byAngela Rayner
Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office
In office
7 October 2016 – 9 February 2017
LeaderJeremy Corbyn
Preceded byTom Watson
Succeeded byJon Trickett
Member of Parliament
for Wansbeck
Assumed office
6 May 2010
Preceded byDenis Murphy
Majority814 (2.0%)
President of the National Union of Mineworkers
In office
2002–2010
Preceded byArthur Scargill
Succeeded byNicky Wilson
Personal details
Born (1963-01-06) 6 January 1963 (age 58)
Ashington, Northumberland, England
Political partyLabour
Spouse(s)
Hilary Baird (m. 1986)
Children2
Alma materNew College Durham
WebsiteOfficial website

Ian Lavery (born 6 January 1963) is a British Labour Party politician and former trade union leader. He has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Wansbeck since the 2010 general election.

He was president of the National Union of Mineworkers, 2002–2010.[1][2] In June 2017, he became Chairman of the Labour Party and would continue in the role until 5 April 2020.

References[change | change source]

  1. "An Interview with Ian Lavery, Lavery, president of the National Union of Mineworkers". Capital and Class. 29 (3): 29–42. Autumn 2005. doi:10.1177/030981680508700104.
  2. "Ian Lavery Labour Party MP in Wansbeck – about me". Ian Lavery. Archived from the original on 27 December 2014. Retrieved 10 February 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)