Jamie Reed

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Jamie Reed

British Labour politician, who has been the Member of Parliament for Copeland in Cumbria since 2005, replacing Copeland's long-serving former MP Jack Cunningham add

Category: Politics

Born in 1973.

Countries: United Kingdom (90%), (10%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Member of parliament, Secretary of State for Health, Emily Thornberry

Linked to: Copeland, Labour Party, Manchester Metropolitan University, Secretary of State for Health

 

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Jamie Reed was born in 1973 add something

 

"'Jamieson Ronald "Jamie" Reed"' is a British Labour politician, who has been the Member of Parliament for Copeland in Cumbria since 2005, replacing Copeland's long-serving former MP Jack Cunningham add something


2005

Copeland (UK Parliament constituency) - "'Copeland"' is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2005 by Jamie Reed of the Labour Party


2011

Having previously served on the frontbench as a Shadow Environment Minister, since October 2011, he has served as one of Labour's Shadow Health Ministers, under Shadow Secretary of State for Health, Andy Burnham add something


2014

Reed famously helped out his party leader, Ed Miliband, who declared he felt "respect" on seeing a white van, following Emily Thornberry's "White Van Gate" tweet prior to the Rochester and Strood by-election, 2014 result, stating during PMQs: "When I see a white van, I wonder whether it's my father or my brother who is driving" add something


2015

In an interview with Andrew Neil on the BBC's Daily Politics show on the 21st of April 2015, shadow health secretary Reed consistently failed to answer questions posed to him by Neil regarding the implementation of the proposed mansion tax on homes over £2 million, instead restating the popularity of the policy for funding the NHS, and continuing to talk over Neil's questions add something

 

On 12 September 2015, one minute into Jeremy Corbyn's acceptance speech as leader of the Labour Party, he publicly resigned as shadow Health Minister giving as his reason Corbyn's opposition to Trident replacement add something


2016

He announced on 21 December 2016 that he would be resigning his seat at the end of January 2017, triggering a by-election add something

 

On 21 December 2016, he announced his resignation as an MP from the end of January 2017, in order to take up a new role as Head of Development and Community Relations for Sellafield Ltd add something


2017

Reed formally resigned by taking the post of Steward of the Manor of Northstead on 23 January 2017 add something