Rt Hon Nick Brown

Nick Brown


Newcastle upon Tyne East



Address as

Mr Brown

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 6814
Fax: 020 7219 5941


1 Mosley Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1YE
Tel: 0191-261 1408
Fax: 0191-261 1409


Electoral history

Member for Newcastle upon Tyne East 1983-97, for Newcastle upon Tyne East and Wallsend 1997-2010, for Newcastle upon Tyne East since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

Opposition Frontbench Spokesperson for: Legal Affairs 1985-92, Treasury and Economic Affairs 1988-94; Deputy to Margaret Beckett as Shadow Leader of the Commons 1992-94; Opposition Spokesperson for Health 1994-95; Opposition Deputy Chief Whip 1995-97; Government Chief Whip 1997-98; Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food 1998-2001; Minister of State for Work, Department of Work and Pensions 2001-03; Deputy Government Chief Whip 2007-08; Minister for the North East 2007-10; Government Chief Whip 2008-10; Shadow Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury and Opposition Chief Whip 2010; Member Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority 2010-

Select committees

Member: Broadcasting 1994-95, Selection 1996-97, 2007-08, Administration 2007-09, Joint Committee on the Draft Financial Services Bill 2011-12

Councils, public bodies

Councillor, Newcastle upon Tyne City Council 1980-83

Countries of interest

Australia, China, Japan, New Zealand, USA

General Election 2010 - Newcastle upon Tyne East

Name Party Votes %
Brown, Nick Lab 17043 44.88%
Taylor, Wendy Lib Dem 12590 33.16%
Llewellyn, Dominic Con 6068 15.98%
Spence, Alan BNP 1342 3.54%
Gray, Andrew Green 620 1.64%
Levy, Martin Comm GB 177 0.47%
Result Lab Hold (4.62% from Lab to Lib Dem)