Gareth Thomas

Gareth Thomas


Harrow West



Address as

Mr Thomas

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 4243
Fax: 020 7219 1154


132 Blenheim Road, West Harrow, HA2 7AA
Tel: 020 8861 6300


Electoral history

Member for Harrow West 1997-2010, for Harrow West (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

PPS to Charles Clarke: as Minister of State, Home Office 1999-2001, as Minister without Portfolio and Party Chair 2001-02, Secretary of State for Education and Skills 2002-03; Sponsored Private Member's Bill, Industrial and Provident Societies Act 2002; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State: Department for International Development 2003-08, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (Trade and Consumer Affairs) 2007-08; Minister of State (Trade, Investment and Consumer Affairs/Trade, Development and Consumer Affairs), Departments for: Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform 2008-09, International Development 2008-10; Shadow Minister for: International Development 2010, Treasury 2010, Business, Innovation and Skills 2010-11, Cabinet Office 2011-

Party groups

Member, SERA; Chair, Co-operative Party 2000-

Select committees

Member: Environmental Audit 1997-99

Councils, public bodies

London Borough of Harrow: Councillor 1990-97, Labour Group Whip 1996-96; Vice-chair, Association of Local Government Social Services Committee

Political interests

Energy, mutuals, health, environment

Countries of interest

Europe, India, Norway, Pakistan, Sri Lanka

General Election 2010 - Harrow West

Name Party Votes %
Thomas, Gareth Lab/Co-op 20111 43.41%
Joyce, Rachel Con 16968 36.63%
Noyce, Christopher Lib Dem 7458 16.1%
Crossman, Herbert UKIP 954 2.06%
Langley, Rowan Green 625 1.35%
Result Lab/Co-op Hold (5.74% from Lab/Co-op to Con)