Lyn Brown

Lyn Brown


West Ham



Address as

Ms Brown

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 6999
Fax: 020 7219 0864


No constituency office
Tel: 020 8470 3463


Electoral history

Contested Wanstead and Woodford general election 1992. Member for West Ham 2005-10, for West Ham (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

PPS to: Phil Woolas as Minister of State, Department for Communities and Local Government 2006-07, John Denham as Secretary of State for Innovations, Universities and Skills 2007-09; Assistant Government Whip 2009-10; Opposition Whip 2010-

Party groups

Member: Co-operative Party, Fabian Society

Select committees

Member: ODPM/Communities and Local Government 2005-07

Councils, public bodies

London Borough of Newham: Councillor 1988-2005, Chair, Direct Services Organisation 1989-90, Chair, Leisure 1992-2002, Cabinet Member for Culture and Community 2002-05; Founder Member and Chair, London Library Development Agency 1999-2006; Chair: Cultural Services Executive, Local Government Association 2000-03, Culture and Tourism Panel, Association of London Government 2002-05; Member: London Regional Sports Board -2007, London Arts Board -2007, Museums, Libraries and Archives Council, London -2007: Judge, Golden Dagger Award 2005-07

Political interests

Poverty, housing, libraries, local government, sexual and reproductive health, foreign affairs

Countries of interest

Africa, Assyria, Bangladesh, China, India, Pakistan

General Election 2010 - West Ham

Name Party Votes %
Brown, Lyn Lab 29422 62%
Morris, Virginia Con 6888 14.52%
Pierce, Martin Lib Dem 5392 11.37%
Gain, Stan CPA 1327 2.8%
Malik, Kamran Ind 1245 2.63%
Davidson, Michael NF 1089 2.3%
Gandy, Kim UKIP 766 1.62%
Lithgow, Jane Green 645 1.36%
Agbogun-Toko, Grace Ind 177 0.38%
Result Lab Hold (3.91% from Con to Lab)