Rt Hon John Spellar MP

Warley
Labour

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Rt Hon John Spellar MP

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Electoral history

Constituency Date
Member for Warley May 2015 -
Member for Warley May 1997 - Mar 2015
Member for Warley West Apr 1992 - May 1997
Contested for Birmingham, Northfield Jun 1987
Member for Birmingham, Northfield Oct 1982 - Jun 1983
Contested for Bromley Jun 1970

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) Oct 2010 - Sep 2015
Comptroller (HM Household) (Deputy Chief Whip, House of Commons) Oct 2008 - May 2010
Minister of State (Northern Ireland Office) Jun 2003 - May 2005
Minister of State (Department for Transport) May 2002 - Jun 2003
Minister of State (Department of Transport, Local Government and Regions) (Transport) Jun 2001 - May 2002
Minister of State (Ministry of Defence) Jul 1999 - Jun 2001
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Defence) May 1997 - Jul 1999
Shadow Spokesperson (Defence) Jun 1995 - Jun 1997
Shadow Spokesperson (Northern Ireland) Jun 1994 - Jun 1995
Opposition Whip (Commons) Jun 1992 - Jun 1994

Select committees

Committee House Date
Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) Feb 2016 -
Defence Sub-Committee Sep 2015 -
Defence Committee Jul 2015 -
Administration Committee Nov 2010 - Jul 2013
Committee of Selection Jun 2010 - Oct 2010
Finance and Services Committee Feb 2009 - May 2010
Conventions (Joint Committee) May 2006 - Oct 2006
Energy Jan 1983 - Jun 1983

Political Interests

Energy, electronics industry, motor industry, construction industry, defence

Countries of interest

Australia, Israel, USA, Japan