Iain Wright

Former Labour MP for Hartlepool

@Iain_Wright_

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Profile

Former Labour MP for Hartlepool

Entered the House of Commons on 30 September 2004 — Byelection

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election

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Topics of interest

Iain Wright campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Home Department
  • Education
  • Wind Power: Seas and Oceans
  • Departmental Public Expenditure
  • Green Investment Bank
  • Departmental NDPBs
  • Manufacturing Industries

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, National Policy Statements Sub-Committee (20 Feb 2017 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee (17 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee (17 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (10 Feb 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (10 Feb 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (10 Feb 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Education, Skills and the Economy Sub-Committee (1 Dec 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Education, Skills and the Economy Sub-Committee (1 Dec 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (30 Nov 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (10 Sep 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Chair, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (18 Jun 2015 to 17 Oct 2016)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (7 Oct 2011 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Education) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Member, Finance and Services Committee (26 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (14-19 Reform and Apprenticeships) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Children, Schools and Families) (14-19 Reform and Apprenticeships) (9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Communities and Local Government) (29 Jun 2007 to 9 Jun 2009)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (15 Jan 2007 to 6 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (7 Dec 2006 to 1 Jul 2008)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Rosie Winterton, Minister of State), Department of Health (27 Jun 2006 to 6 Sep 2006)
  • PPS (Ms Rosie Winterton, Minister of State), Department of Health (10 Nov 2005 to 27 Jun 2006)
  • Member, Public Administration Committee (19 Jan 2005 to 12 Jul 2005)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Northumbrian Water Ltd
Address of donor: Boldon House, Wheatlands Way, Pity Me, Durham DH1 5FA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to a football match, with hospitality, value £780

Date received: 27 May 2016

Date accepted: 27 May 2016

Donor status: company, registration no 2366703

(Registered 27 May 2016)
Name of donor: Teeside University
Address of donor: Middlesbrough TS1 3BX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: ticket with hospitality to a football match, value £340

Date received: 30 April 2017

Date accepted: 30 April 2017

Donor status: other

(Registered 02 May 2017)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Tiffiny Wright, as Office Manager.

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