Stephen Timms MP East Ham, Labour, Shadow Minister for Employment


  • Tel 020 7219 4000

  • Fax 020 7219 2949

  • Email:

  • Website: Stephen Timms website

  • Constituency address

    No constituency office
  • Parliamentary address

    House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
Stephen Timms

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 Andrew Smith as Minister of State, Department for Education and Employment 1997-98; Joint PPS to Marjorie Mowlam as Secretary of State for Northern Ireland 1998; Department of Social Security 1998-99: Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State 1998-99, Minister of State 1999; Financial Secretary, HM Treasury 1999-2001; Minister of State: Department for Education and Skills (School Standards) 2001-02, Department of Trade and Industry (Energy, E-Commerce and Postal Services) 2002-04; Financial Secretary, HM Treasury 2004-05; Minister of State Department for Work and Pensions (Pensions Reform) 2005-06; Chief Secretary to the Treasury 2006-07; Minister of State (Competitiveness), Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform 2007-08; Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions 2008; Financial Secretary, HM Treasury 2008-10; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (Digital Britain) 2009-10; Shadow Financial Secretary 2010; Shadow Minister for: Business, Innovation and Skills 2010, Employment 2010-.
  • Electoral history

    Member for Newham North East from 9 June 1994 by-election to 1997, for East Ham 1997-2010, for East Ham (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    Economic policy, urban regeneration, telecommunications, employment, Christian socialism.
  • Party groups

    Christian Socialist Movement/Christians on the Left: Joint vice-chair 1995-98, Chair 2012-; Vice-chair, Labour Party Faith Groups 2007-.
  • Countries of interest

    Germany, Singapore.

Election record for East Ham, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Labour 69.69%
Conservative 15.02%
Liberal Democrat 11.5%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Timms, Stephen Labour 35,471 69.69
Shea, Paul Conservative 7,645 15.02
Brice, Chris Liberal Democrat 5,849 11.5
O'Connor, Barry Eng Dem 822 1.62
Maciejowska, Judy Green 586 1.16
Majority 27,826 votes
Electorate 95,790
Turnout (50,902) 53.14%

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