Rt Hon Michael Meacher

General Election: 30 March 2015
Rt Hon Michael Meacher

Constituency

  • Oldham West and Royton 2010 - 2015
  • Oldham West & Royton 2005 - 2010
  • Oldham West & Royton 2001 - 2005
  • Oldham West & Royton 1997 - 2001
  • Oldham West 1992 - 1997
  • Oldham West 1987 - 1992
  • Oldham West 1983 - 1987
  • Oldham West 1979 - 1983
  • Oldham West 1974 - 1979
  • Oldham West 1974 - 1974
  • Oldham West 1970 - 1974

Party

  • Labour 1970 - 2015

Member of Parliament

  • 18 June 1970 - 30 March 2015

Biography

Electoral history

Post Date
Member for Oldham West and Royton 2010-15
Member for Oldham West & Royton 1997-10
Member for Oldham West 1970-97
Contested Oldham West By-election 1968
Contested Colchester General Election 1966

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Minister (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Environment) 2001-03
Minister of State (Department for Environment, Transport and the Regions) (Environment) 1997-01
Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) 1996-97
Shadow Minister (Education) 1995-96
Shadow Minister (Transport) 1994-95
Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) 1993-94
Shadow Secretary of State (Foreign Affairs) 1992-93
Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions 1989-92
Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions 1987-89
Shadow Secretary of State 1983-87
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Trade) 1976-79
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health and Social Security) 1975-76
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Industry) 1974-75

Other posts

Post Date
Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee 1983-88

Select committees

Post House Date
Environmental Audit Committee Commons 1997-03
Treasury & Civil Service Sub-Committee Commons 1982-83
Treasury & Civil Service Commons 1981-83