Justin Madders

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Justin Madders

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Member of Parliament
for Ellesmere Port and Neston
Assumed office
7 May 2015
Preceded byAndrew Miller
Majority11,390 (22.4%)
Personal details
Born (1972-11-22) 22 November 1972 (age 46)
Political partyLabour
Alma materUniversity of Sheffield

Justin Piers Richard Madders (born 22 November 1972) is a British Labour politician. He has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Ellesmere Port and Neston since the May 2015 general election.[1]

In the 2005 General Election, Madders unsuccessfully stood in the safe Conservative seat of Tatton, coming second to the sitting MP, George Osborne.[2]

He was appointed a member of the shadow health team in September 2015.[3] He resigned from this position in March 2019, after defying the Labour whip in a vote on a second Brexit referendum. [4]

Before election to parliament he was an employment lawyer, and Leader of the Labour opposition on Cheshire West and Chester Council and leader of Ellesmere Port and Neston Borough Council.[5]

Personal life[edit]

He is married and has three children.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ellesmere Port & Neston parliamentary constituency - Election 2015 - BBC News". bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 10 September 2016.
  2. ^ "Electoral Commission | Tatton". www.electoralcommission.org.uk. Retrieved 11 July 2016.
  3. ^ "Labour Frontbench". Labour Party. 18 September 2015. Retrieved 18 September 2015.
  4. ^ Wearmouth, Rachel (14 March 2019). "3 Shadow Ministers Resign Over Vote To Block Second Brexit Referendum". HuffPost. Retrieved 14 March 2019.
  5. ^ "Election 2015: Ellesmere Port and Neston won by Labour". Chester Chronicle. 8 May 2015. Retrieved 18 September 2015.
  6. ^ "Biography". Retrieved 11 July 2016.

External links[edit]

Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Andrew Miller
Member of Parliament
for Ellesmere Port and Neston

2015–present
Incumbent