Tony Lloyd

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Tony Lloyd

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Lloyd in 2017
Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
In office
23 March 2018 – 28 April 2020
LeaderJeremy Corbyn
Keir Starmer
Preceded byOwen Smith
Succeeded byLouise Haigh
Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland
In office
19 December 2019 – 6 April 2020
LeaderJeremy Corbyn
Preceded byLesley Laird
Succeeded byIan Murray
Shadow Minister of State
for Housing and Planning
In office
3 July 2017 – 18 March 2018
LeaderJeremy Corbyn
Preceded byRuth Cadbury
Succeeded bySarah Jones
Mayor of Greater Manchester
In office
29 May 2015 – 8 May 2017
Preceded byOffice created
Succeeded byAndy Burnham
Greater Manchester Police and Crime Commissioner
In office
15 November 2012 – 8 May 2017
DeputyJim Battle
Preceded byOffice created
Succeeded byOffice abolished
Chair of the Parliamentary Labour Party
In office
5 December 2006 – 15 March 2012
LeaderTony Blair
Gordon Brown
Harriet Harman (Acting)
Ed Miliband
Preceded byAnn Clwyd
Succeeded byDavid Watts
Minister of State for Foreign Affairs
In office
5 May 1997 – 28 July 1999
Prime MinisterTony Blair
Preceded byJeremy Hanley
Nicholas Bonsor
Succeeded byJohn Battle
Member of Parliament
for Rochdale
Assumed office
8 June 2017
Preceded bySimon Danczuk
Majority9,668 (20.4%)
Member of Parliament
for Manchester Central
In office
1 May 1997 – 22 October 2012
Preceded byBob Litherland
Succeeded byLucy Powell
Member of Parliament
for Stretford
In office
9 June 1983 – 1 May 1997
Preceded byWinston Churchill
Succeeded byConstituency abolished
Personal details
Anthony Joseph Lloyd[1]

(1950-02-25) 25 February 1950 (age 72)[1]
Stretford, Lancashire, England
Political partyLabour[1]
Spouse(s)Judith Ann Tear (m. 1974)
RelationsSydney Lloyd (father)
Ciceley Boatte (mother)[2]
Children4 [2]
Alma materUniversity of Nottingham
ProfessionFormer university lecturer[3]
WebsiteOfficial website

Anthony Joseph Lloyd (born 25 February 1950)[2] is a British Labour Party politician. He was elected as a Member of Parliament (MP) for Rochdale in 2017. Between 1983 and 1997, he was MP for Stretford. He then represented Manchester Central until 2012. Formerly Greater Manchester Police and Crime Commissioner between 2012 and 2017, and was interim Mayor of Greater Manchester between 2015 and 2017.

Lloyd was Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland between 2018 and 2020, resigning on 28 April 2020, to recover from COVID-19.[4]

On February 15, 2021, he undertook support for Darya Chultsova, Belarusian political prisoner.[5]

Literature[change | change source]

  • Dilworth, Jennifer; Stuart-Jones, Megan (2012). International Year Book and Statesmen's Who's Who including Who's Who in Public International Law. Brill.
  • Haworth, Alan; Hayter, Dianne (2006). Men Who Made Labour: The Parliamentary Labour Party of 1906 – the Personalities and the Politics. Routledge. ISBN 9781845680473.
  • Jupp, Adam (April 2012). 250 of the Most Influential People in Greater Manchester. MEN Media.
  • Powell, Jonathan (2011). The New Machiavelli: How to Wield Power in the Modern World. Random House. ISBN 9780099546092.
  • Waller, Robert; Criddle, Byron (1999). Almanac of British Politics (6th ed.). Routledge. ISBN 9780415185417.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Anthony Joseph Lloyd". Retrieved 16 November 2012.[permanent dead link]
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Dilworth & Stuart-Jones 2012.
  3. "Tony Lloyd: Electoral history and profile". The Guardian. Retrieved 20 November 2012.
  4. "Rochdale MP Tony Lloyd steps down from frontbench after spell in ICU with coronavirus that left him 'gasping for air'". Manchester Evening News. 28 April 2020. Retrieved 28 April 2020.
  5. "Members of Parliament from Great Britain, Switzerland and Germany take over godparenthood for Darya Chultsova, Viktar Aktsistau and Aleh Hrableuski". Libereco. 2021-02-15. Archived from the original on 2021-02-24. Retrieved 2021-02-24.