Gareth Thomas MP Harrow West, Labour/Co-operative, Shadow Minister for Foreign and Commonwealth Office


Gareth Thomas

Most spoken phrases

Last updated 3rd Jun 2009

  1. Israeli settlements
  2. Northcote Road shops
  3. Dangerous dogs petition
  4. Clapham Junction tube
  5. Heathrow expansion
  6. Health services
  7. Fly tipping

This information is based on the most frequently spoken phrases by this representative.


  • Born:

  • Positions

    PPS to Charles Clarke: as Minister of State, Home Office 1999-2001, as Minister without Portfolio and Party Chair 2001-02, as 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 2011-13; Shadow Deputy Minister for London 2013; Shadow Minister for Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Europe 2013-14, North Africa and Middle East 2014-.
  • Electoral history

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

    Energy, mutuals, health, environment.
  • Party groups

    Member, SERA; Chair, Co-operative Party 2000-.
  • Countries of interest

    Europe, India, Norway, Pakistan, Sri Lanka.

Election record for Harrow West, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Lab/Co-op 43.41%
Conservative 36.63%
Liberal Democrat 16.1%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Thomas, Gareth Lab/Co-op 20,111 43.41
Joyce, Rachel Conservative 16,968 36.63
Noyce, Christopher Liberal Democrat 7,458 16.1
Crossman, Herbert UK Independence Party 954 2.06
Langley, Rowan Green 625 1.35
Majority 3,143 votes
Electorate 68,554
Turnout (46,331) 67.58%

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