Jon Trickett

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Jon Trickett
MP
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Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills
Assumed office
5 July 2016
LeaderJeremy Corbyn
Preceded byAngela Eagle
Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government
In office
14 September 2015 – 27 June 2016
LeaderJeremy Corbyn
Preceded byEmma Reynolds
Succeeded byGrahame Morris
Shadow Minister for the Constitutional Convention
In office
14 September 2015 – 27 June 2016
LeaderJeremy Corbyn
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byGrahame Morris
Shadow Minister without Portfolio
In office
7 October 2013 – 14 September 2015
LeaderEd Miliband
Harriet Harman (Acting)
Preceded byMichael Dugher
Succeeded byJon Ashworth
Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office
In office
7 October 2011 – 7 October 2013
LeaderEd Miliband
Preceded byTessa Jowell
Succeeded byMichael Dugher
Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Prime Minister
In office
4 October 2008 – 11 May 2010
Prime MinisterGordon Brown
Preceded byIan Austin
Succeeded byDesmond Swayne
Member of Parliament
for Hemsworth
Assumed office
1 February 1996
Preceded byDerek Enright
Majority12,078 (28.5%)
Personal details
BornJon Hedley Trickett
(1950-07-02) 2 July 1950 (age 68)
Leeds, England
Political partyLabour
Alma materUniversity of Hull
University of Leeds

Jon Hedley Trickett (born 2 July 1950) is a British Labour politician. He has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Hemsworth in West Yorkshire since a 1996 by-election.

He served as the Parliamentary Private Secretary to Prime Minister Gordon Brown from 2008 to 2010 and was promoted to the Shadow Cabinet by Ed Miliband in 2011 as Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office. He is currently the Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Ross Robertson (28 June 2016). "Easington MP appointed to Jeremy Corbyn's shadow cabinet". Sunderland Echo. Retrieved 3 July 2016.

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