Rt Hon John Spellar

Rt Hon John Spellar

Constituency

Warley

Party

Labour

Address as

Mr Spellar

Contact details

Constituency

Brandhall Labour Club, Tame Road, Oldbury, B68 0JT
Tel: 0121 423 2933
Fax: 0121 423 2933
john.spellar@btconnect.com; colyerl@parliament.uk

Parliamentary

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 0674
Fax: 020 7219 2113
john.spellar.mp@parliament.uk

Web & Social media

Biography

Electoral history

Post Date
Member for Warley 1997-
Member for Warley West 1992-97
Contested Birmingham, Northfield General Election 1987
Member for Birmingham, Northfield 1982-83
Contested Birmingham, Northfield By-election 1982
Contested Bromley General Election 1970

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) 2010-
Comptroller (HM Household) (Deputy Chief Whip, House of Commons) 2008-10
Minister of State (Northern Ireland Office) 2003-05
Minister of State (Department for Transport) 2002-03
Minister of State (Department of Transport, Local Government and Regions) (Transport) 2001-02
Minister of State (Ministry of Defence) 1999-01
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Defence) 1997-99
Shadow Spokesperson (Defence) 1995-97
Shadow Spokesperson (Northern Ireland) 1994-95
Opposition Whip (Commons) 1992-94

Select committees

Post House Date
Administration Committee Commons 2010-13
Committee of Selection Commons 2010-10
Finance and Services Committee Commons 2009-10
Conventions (Joint Committee) Commons 2006-06
Defence Committee Commons 1983-87
Energy Commons 1983-83

Political interests

Energy, electronics industry, motor industry, construction industry, defence

Countries of interest

Australia, Israel, USA, Japan

General Election 2010 General Election - Warley

Name Party Votes Share Change
Spellar, John Lab 20240 52.89% -2.0%
Palmer, Jasbir Con 9484 24.78% 1.9%
Keating, Edward LD 5929 15.49% 2.3%
Harvey, Nigel UKIP 2617 6.84% 4.7%
Majority 10756 28.11%
Turnout 38270 60.99%
Electorate 62751
Result Lab Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2010 for detailed results.