Alex Norris

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Alex Norris

Official portrait of Alex Norris crop 2.jpg
Member of Parliament
for Nottingham North
Assumed office
8 June 2017
Preceded byGraham Allen
Majority11,160 (29.1%)
Personal details
Born1984
Manchester, England
NationalityBritish
Political partyLabour and Cooperative

Alexander James Jordan Norris[1] is a British Labour and Cooperative Party politician. He is the Member of Parliament for Nottingham North, first elected at the 2017 general election.[2][3]

Early life and career[edit]

Norris was born in Altrincham as an IVF baby. He moved to Nottingham in 2003 to study.[4]

Norris served as a member of Nottingham City Council, for Basford ward for six years whilst working for a trade union, before being elected to parliament in 2017.[5]

Parliamentary Career[edit]

In his maiden parliamentary speech, Norris called for an end to poverty.[6] He later spoke about issues such as voter registration and modern slavery.[7] In 2018, he called for a debate on the introduction of safe standing in English football.[8]

Personal life[edit]

Norris is a keen runner, supports Manchester City and has two border collies.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "No. 61961". The London Gazette. 19 June 2017. p. 11784.
  2. ^ "Nottingham North". Election 2017. BBC News. Retrieved 10 June 2017.
  3. ^ Bryan, Sarah (2017-04-26). "Labour announce candidate for Nottingham North". Nottingham Post. Retrieved 2017-06-09.
  4. ^ a b "Councillor Alex Norris". Nottinghamcity.gov.uk. Retrieved 2017-06-09.
  5. ^ Sandeman, Kit (2 July 2017). "MP who was one of the first IVF babies says 'NHS is so important'".
  6. ^ "My maiden speech in Parliament". 28 June 2017.
  7. ^ "Alex in Parliament - Alex Norris MP". alexnorrismp.co.uk.
  8. ^ Post, Nottingham (21 April 2018). "Nottingham MP calls for safe standing to be allowed".

External links[edit]

Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Graham Allen
Member of Parliament
for Nottingham North

2017–present
Incumbent