Iain Wright

MP, Hartlepool

Hartlepool Labour

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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Magnox: Early Contract Terminations 27 Mar 2017

    May I thank the Secretary of State for his courtesy call on this matter this morning and for his subsequent letter? The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee will challenge hard, but work constructively with him and with Steve Holliday on this important issue. Will he clarify whether the inquiry will be confined to the procurement process, which led to this specific contract?...
  • Written Answers — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Uber 22 Mar 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how much her Department has spent on (a) Uber for Business and (b) other Uber transactions since 28 October 2016.
  • Energy Prices 16 Mar 2017

    What does my hon. Friend think about the fact that E.ON UK last week justified its dual fuel price increase by saying: “It is due mainly”— we should think about that word— “to the rise in non-energy parts of the bill such as social and environmental schemes which support renewable energy and help customers use less energy”? Yet today it has announced big...

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Labour MP for Hartlepool

Entered the House of Commons on 30 September 2004 — Byelection

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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

Currently held offices

  • Member, National Policy Statement on draft Airports Committee (since 20 Feb 2017)
  • Chair, Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee (since 17 Oct 2016)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (since 10 Feb 2016)
  • Chair, Education, Skills and the Economy Sub-Committee (since 1 Dec 2015)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (since 30 Nov 2015)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (since 10 Sep 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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: 20 Mar 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)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Tiffiny Wright, as Office Manager.

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