Iain Wright

Iain Wright

Constituency

Hartlepool

Party

Labour

Address as

Mr Wright

Contact details

Westminster

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 5587
wrighti@parliament.uk

Constituency

23 South Road, Hartlepool, TS26 9HD
Tel: 01429 224403
Fax: 01429 864775

Biography

Electoral history

Member for Hartlepool since 30 September 2004 by-election

Parliamentary career

PPS to Rosie Winterton as Minister of State, Department of Health 2005-06; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State: Department for Communities and Local Government 2007-09, Department for Children, Schools and Families (14-19 Reform and Apprenticeships) 2009-10; Shadow Minister for: Education 2010-11, Business, Innovation and Skills 2011-

Party groups

Treasurer, Hartlepool CLP 2002-04; Board member, Labour North 2003-04; Chair, Labour Friends of Israel 2005-06

Select committees

Member: European Standing Committee A 2004-05, Public Administration 2005-06, Modernisation of the House of Commons 2006-08, Public Accounts 2007, Finance and Services 2010-

Councils, public bodies

Councillor, Hartlepool Borough Council 2002-04: Cabinet Member for Performance Management 2003-04

Political interests

Economics, regeneration

Countries of interest

China, Latin America, Middle East

General Election 2010 - Hartlepool

Name Party Votes %
Wright, Iain Lab 16267 42.38%
Wright, Alan Con 10758 28.02%
Clark, Reg Lib Dem 6533 17.02%
Allison, Stephen UKIP 2682 6.99%
Bage, Ronnie BNP 2002 5.22%
Result Lab Hold (12.79% from Lab to Con)