Ian Stewart (Labour politician)
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|Mayor of Salford|
4 May 2012
|Preceded by||Office Created|
|Succeeded by||Anyone who can be Bothered|
|Member of Parliament
1 May 1997 – 6 May 2010
|Preceded by||Joan Lestor|
|Succeeded by||Constituency Abolished|
28 August 1950 |
Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland
|Alma mater||Manchester Metropolitan University|
Ian Stewart (born 28 August 1950) is a British Labour Party politician who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Eccles from 1997 until 2010, when his seat was abolished and he was subsequently defeated in the selection process to be the Labour Parliamentary Candidate for the new parliamentary constituency of Salford and Eccles by Hazel Blears.
Stewart worked as a chemical plant operator from 1973 to 1978 before becoming the North West Regional Officer of the Transport and General Workers Union.
Stewart was first elected as Member of Parliament (MP) for Eccles in 1997. He was a member of the All-Party Parliamentary Football Team.
Upon his election as Mayor of Salford in 2012, Stewart appointed one deputy and 13 assistant mayors, including one in charge of 'humanegement', a word invented by Mr Stewart to refer to human resources.
He married Merilyn Holding in 1968. They have two sons and a daughter.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Ian Stewart
- Guardian Unlimited Politics – Ask Aristotle: Ian Stewart MP
- TheyWorkForYou.com – Ian Stewart MP
- BBC News – Ian Stewart profile 10 April 2006
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
|Member of Parliament for Eccles
1997 – 2010
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