Ben Bradshaw

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Ben Bradshaw

Ben Bradshaw has been the Labour Party MP for Exeter since 1997. He also works in the House of Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee. [1]

Following the May 2015 general election, Bradshaw announced that he will stand for the deputy leadership of the Labour party. [2]

He was appointed to the membership of the Health Select Committee in November 2015. [3]


His parliamentary career consists of a variety of roles. His most recent job saw him in the role of secretary of state for the Department for Culture, Media and Sport in 2009-10. [1]

Other roles include minister of state for regional affairs for the South West, from 2007 to 2009 as well as minister of state for the Department of Health. In 2006 Bradshaw worked as the minister of state for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, focusing on local environment, marine and animal welfare. [1]

When Bradshaw first entered Parliament in 2001 he was appointed as parliamentary under-secretary for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. [1]



  • Address: Labour HQ, 26B Clifton Hill, Exeter, EX1 2DJ
  • Telephone: 01392 424464
  • Fax: 01392 435523


  • Address: House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
  • Telephone: 020 7219 6597
  • Fax: 020 7219 0950
  • Website:


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Mr Ben Bradshaw,, accessed 31 October 2014 .
  2. Ben Bradshaw announces Labour party deputy leadership bid The Guardian, 15 May 2015, accessed 20 May 2015
  3. Dods people, 'Arrivals, moves and departures', Civil Service World, accessed 3 November 2015