Jack Straw MP

Blackburn - Labour Party

Personal Details
Full Name and Title Rt Hon Jack Straw MP
Gender Male
Date of birth 3 August 1946
Age 67
Country of Birth England
Partnership Status Married
Number of Marriages or Civil Partnerships
Length of Current Marriage or Civil Partnership 36 years
Partner's Name Alice Perkins  
Number of Children
School

Brentwood School

Staples Road School

Further Education

Unknown (Called to the Bar, 1972)

Leeds (University of) (Law, Year unknown)

Recreations Football, Cooking, Music, Walking 
Biographies Personal Web Address
Entry on Party Website
Wikipedia Page 
Press coverage News Articles
Videos
 

Jack Straw MP

Blackburn - Labour Party

Government/Opposition Appointments
Office of the Deputy Prime MinisterShadow Secretary of State (2010 - )
Ministry of JusticeShadow Secretary of State (2010 - )
Ministry of JusticeSecretary of State (2007 - 2010)
House of CommonsLeader (2006 - 2007)
Foreign and Commonwealth OfficeSecretary of State (2001 - 2006)
Home OfficeSecretary of State (1997 - 2001)
Home OfficeShadow Secretary of State (1994 - 1997)
Department of the EnvironmentShadow Secretary of State (1992 - 1994)
Department of Education and ScienceShadow Secretary of State (1987 - 1992)
Department of the EnvironmentShadow Minister (1983 - 1987)
HM TreasuryShadow Minister (1980 - 1983)
Select Committees
ModernisationChair (2006 - 2007)
Joint Committees - No data
Other Committees - No data
All Party Groups
Inter-FaithTreasurer (2010 - )
America Vice-Chair (2002 - )

Jack Straw MP

Blackburn - Labour Party

Non-Parliamentary Occupations
Granada TelevisionUnknown (1977 - 1979)
Unknown (Legal Services)Barrister (1972 - 1974)
Department of the EnvironmentSpecial Adviser (1976 - 1977)
Department of Health and Social SecuritySpecial Adviser (1974 - 1976)
Inner London Education AuthorityDeputy Leader (1973 - 1973)
Inner London Education AuthorityMember (1971 - 1974)
London Borough of IslingtonCouncillor (1971 - 1978)
Leeds University UnionPresident (1967 - 1968)
National Union of StudentsPresident (1969 - 1971)
Labour Party National Executive CommitteeMember (1994 - 1995)

Jack Straw MP

Blackburn - Labour Party

Constituency Data
Constituency name: Blackburn
Region: North West
Party: Labour Party
Incumbent or Candidate: Incumbent
First Entered Parliament: 3 May 1979
Seat Status: Safe
Previous Election Results (Top 3 Candidates)
PartyVote Share
Labour Party 47.80 %
Conservative Party 26.10 %
Liberal Democrats 15.20 %
Turnout 62.90 %
Majority Amount 9856

Jack Straw MP

Blackburn - Labour Party

Contact details
Address as: Rt Hon Jack Straw MP
Westminster Address: Jack Straw MP
House of Commons
London
SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 5070
Fax: 020 7219 2310
Personal Email: strawj@parliament.uk
Constituency Office: Constituency Office
Richmond Chambers
Richmond Terrace
Lancashire
BB1 7AS
Constituency Office Tel: 01254 52317
Constituency Office Fax: 01254 682213

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