Mike Hill (British politician)

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Mike Hill

Official portrait of Mike Hill crop 2.jpg
Official parliamentary portrait, June 2017
Member of Parliament
for Hartlepool
Assumed office
8 June 2017
Preceded byIain Wright
Majority7,650 (18.3%)
Personal details
Heywood, Lancashire
Political partyLabour
Alma materUniversity of Lancaster

Michael Robert Hill[1] is a Labour Party politician, and the MP for Hartlepool since the 2017 snap election.[2] He was born in Heywood in Lancashire[3] in 1963.[4] He has a degree in Drama and English Literature from the University of Lancaster and has worked in local authority libraries and as a trade union official.

Until being elected to Parliament in 2017, he was the Political Officer for UNISON Northern Region and Vice Chair of Labour North.

In June 2018, Hill signed the "MPs not border guards" pledge, committing to not report constituents to the Home Office for immigration matters.[5]


  1. ^ "No. 61961". The London Gazette. 19 June 2017. p. 11782.
  2. ^ Sophie Brownson (2 June 2017). "Residents quiz candidates at Hartlepool hustings". Hartlepool Mail. Retrieved 9 June 2017.
  3. ^ Mike Hill (20 July 2017). "Mike Hill MP: Fighting to be really 'born in Hartlepool'". Hartlepool Mail. Retrieved 30 December 2018.
  4. ^ Hartlepool Labour Party. "Mike Hill MP". Hartlepool Labour Party. Retrieved 30 December 2018.
  5. ^ "MPs not border guards - pledge signatories | Global Justice Now". Globaljustice.org.uk. Retrieved 10 January 2019.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Iain Wright
Member of Parliament for Hartlepool