Andy McDonald MP

The table below is the result of the General Election held on Thursday, 7th May 2015

Andy McDonald MP


Constituency:

Middlesbrough


Party:

Labour


Contact address:        

Andy McDonald MP

House of Commons

London, SW1A 0AA



General Election 2015 Result

Parliamentary Biography

Email: info@andymcdonaldmp.org


Electoral history:

Member for Middlesbrough since 29 November 2012


Appointments:

June 2016: Shadow Secretary of State for Transport

September 2015 - June 2016: Parliamentary Private Secretary to Shadow Chancellor

Oct 2013-Sept 2015: Parliamentary Private Secretary to Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Industry & Skills

Feb 2013 - Oct  2013: Parliamentary Private Secretary to Shadow Attorney General


Select committees:

Member: Justice Select Committee 2012-


Councils, public bodies:

Councillor, Middlesbrough Council 1995-99;

Governor: Abingdon Primary School 1995-2010,

Governor: Middlesbrough College 2012-





Name

Party

Votes

%

Andy McDonald

Labour

18.584

57

Richard Elvin

UKIP

6017

18

Simon Clarke

Con

5388

16

Hannah Graham

Green

1407

4.3

Richard Kilpatrick

LibDem

1220

3.7

Majority


12477


Turnout


32685

0.5286

Electorate


61868


Click the link to listen to Andy’s maiden speech to parliament on 11th December 2012

To listen to Andy’s Maiden Speech

Profile


Andy was elected in a bye-election for the Middlesbrough Constituency on 29th November 2012 and re-elected to serve as MP in the General Election on 7th May 2015.


Andy was born in Middlesbrough and still lives with his wife Sally in the town.


Before his election to Parliament, Andy was Serious Injury Solicitor at the Middlesbrough office of Thompson's Solicitors.


A governor of Abingdon Primary School, Middlesbrough for fifteen years until 2010 and is currently a member of the Board of Governors of Middlesbrough College.


He has also been chair of two local charities, The Davison Trust works with children with special needs and the Teesside Branch of Headway, which works with people with brain injuries.  


In his free time, Andy enjoys singing, playing the piano and going to Boro matches.