Bob Ainsworth was the Labour MP for Coventry North East from 1992 to 2015. Ainsworth decided not to stand in the 2015 election and was replaced by Colleen Fletcher.
Whilst in parliament he was the Minister of State for the Armed Forces June 2007-June 2009, Secretary of State for Defence June 2009-May 2010 and Shadow Secretary of State for Defence in 2010.
- ↑ BBC News Coventry North East, accessed 11 May 2015.
- ↑ Bob Ainsworth Electoral history and profile, guardian.co.uk, accessed 29 November 2010.