Ian Mearns

Ian Mearns





Address as

Mr Mearns

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 7074


12 Regent Terrace, Gateshead, NE8 1LU
Tel: 0191-477 0651
Fax: 0191-477 7383


Electoral history

Member for Gateshead since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

PPS to Ivan Lewis as Shadow Secretary of State for International Development 2011-

Select committees

Member: Education 2010-, Backbench Business 2010-

Councils, public bodies

Gateshead Council: Councillor 1983-2010; Former Cabinet Member for: Education 1993-2002, Lifelong Learning, Adult Social Care, Jobs and Employment; Council Deputy Leader 2002-10; Council representative, Local Government Association; Member: Association of North East Councils, North East Regional Authority; Former chair of governors: Kelvin Grove Primary School, Gateshead, Thomas Hepburn Community Comprehensive, Felling; Local Government Association: Former member, education executive, Former vice-chair: Regeneration board, Environment board, Culture, tourism and sport board, Vice-President 2010-12

General Election 2010 - Gateshead

Name Party Votes %
Mearns, Ian Lab 20712 54.02%
Hindle, Frank Lib Dem 8163 21.29%
Anderson, Hazel Con 5716 14.91%
Scott, Kevin BNP 1787 4.67%
Tennant, John UKIP 1103 2.88%
Redfern, Andy Green 379 0.99%
Brunskill, Elaine TUSC 266 0.7%
Walton, David Christian 131 0.35%
Result Lab Hold (3.97% from Lab to Lib Dem)