John McDonnell

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John McDonnell

McDonnell in 2021
Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer
In office
13 September 2015 – 5 April 2020
LeaderJeremy Corbyn
Preceded byChris Leslie
Succeeded byAnneliese Dodds
Member of Parliament
for Hayes and Harlington
Assumed office
1 May 1997
Preceded byTerry Dicks
Majority9,261 (21.1%)
Deputy Leader of the Greater London Council
In office
7 May 1984 – 7 May 1985
LeaderKen Livingstone
Preceded byIlltyd Harrington
Succeeded byMichael Ward
Member of Greater London Council
for Hayes and Harlington
In office
7 May 1981 – 31 March 1986
LeaderHorace Cutler
Ken Livingstone
Preceded byA. H. S. Hull
Succeeded byCouncil abolished
Majority4,346 (17.1%)[1]
Personal details
John Martin McDonnell

(1951-09-08) 8 September 1951 (age 72)
Liverpool, England
Political partyLabour
Other political
Socialist Campaign Group
Marilyn Jean Cooper
(m. 1971; div. 1987)

Cynthia Marie Pinto (m. 1995)
EducationGreat Yarmouth Grammar School
St Joseph's College, Ipswich
Burnley Technical College[2]
Alma materBrunel University (BSc)
Birkbeck, University of London (MSc)
WebsiteOfficial website

John Martin McDonnell MP (born 8 September 1951) is a British Labour Party politician. He was appointed the Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer in September 2015. He became the Member of Parliament (MP) for Hayes and Harlington at the 1997 general election.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Greater London Council election results: Hillingdon". Retrieved 11 September 2018.[permanent dead link]
  2. "A profile of John McDonnell – new shadow chancellor". BBC. 14 September 2015. Retrieved 10 January 2018.

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