Ivan Lewis MP Bury South, Labour, Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland


  • Tel 020 7219 2609

  • Email:

  • Website: Ivan Lewis website

  • Constituency address

    381 Bury New Road, Prestwich, Manchester M25 1AW United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
Ivan Lewis

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 Stephen Byers as Secretary of State for Trade and Industry 1999-2001; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Education and Skills 2001-05: (for Young People and Learning 2001-02, for Adult Learning and Skills 2002, for Young People and Adult Skills 2002-03, for Skills and Vocational Education 2003-05); Economic Secretary, HM Treasury 2005-06; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State: Department of Health (Care Services) 2006-08, Department for International Development 2008-09; Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office 2009-10; Shadow Minister for Foreign and Commonwealth Office 2010; Shadow Secretary of State for: Culture, Media and Sport 2010-11, International Development 2011-13, Northern Ireland 2013-.
  • Electoral history

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

    Health, crime, education, international development, culture, media and sport.
  • Party groups

    Chair, Bury South Labour Party 1991-96; Vice-chair, Labour Friends of Israel 1997-2001.
  • Countries of interest

    Democratic Republic of the Congo, Middle East, Rwanda, USA.

Election record for Bury South, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Labour 40.33%
Conservative 33.52%
Liberal Democrat 18.19%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Lewis, Ivan Labour 19,508 40.33
Wiseman, Michelle Conservative 16,216 33.52
D'Albert, Vic Liberal Democrat 8,796 18.19
Purdy, Jean British National Party 1,743 3.61
Chadwick, Paul UK Independence Party 1,017 2.11
Morris, Valerie Eng Dem 494 1.03
Heron, George Green 493 1.02
Majority 3,292 votes
Electorate 73,544
Turnout (48,379) 65.78%

Registered interests

Overseas visits: 9-12 September 2008, to Beijing, China, to attend the second UK-China Leadership of the Future Forum. The visit was arranged and paid for by the UK-China Forum with sponsorship from Barclays Capital, BP and Rolls-Royce, and the International Department of the Chinese Communist Party. (Registered 18 September 2008)

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