Ivan Lewis

Ivan Lewis


Bury South



Address as

Mr Lewis

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 2609


381 Bury New Road, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 1AW
Tel: 0161-773 5500
Fax: 0161-773 7959


Electoral history

Member for Bury South 1997-2010, for Bury South (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

PPS to Stephen Byers as Secretary of State for Trade and Industry 1999-2001; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Education and Skills 2001-05: (for Young People and Learning 2001-02, for Adult Learning and Skills 2002, for Young People and Adult Skills 2002-03, for Skills and Vocational Education 2003-05); Economic Secretary, HM Treasury 2005-06; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State: Department of Health (Care Services) 2006-08, Department for International Development 2008-09; Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office 2009-10; Shadow Minister for Foreign and Commonwealth Office 2010; Shadow Secretary of State for: Culture, Media and Sport 2010-11, International Development 2011-

Party groups

Chair, Bury South Labour Party 1991-96; Vice-chair, Labour Friends of Israel 1997-2001

Select committees

Member: Deregulation 1997-99, Health 1999

Councils, public bodies

Councillor, Bury Metropolitan Borough Council 1990-98

Political interests

Health, crime, education, international development, culture, media and sport

Countries of interest

Democratic Republic of the Congo, Middle East, Rwanda, USA

General Election 2010 - Bury South

Name Party Votes %
Lewis, Ivan Lab 19508 40.33%
Wiseman, Michelle Con 16216 33.52%
D'Albert, Vic Lib Dem 8796 18.19%
Purdy, Jean BNP 1743 3.61%
Chadwick, Paul UKIP 1017 2.11%
Morris, Valerie Eng Dem 494 1.03%
Heron, George Green 493 1.02%
Result Lab Hold (8.02% from Lab to Con)