Gavin Shuker

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Gavin Shuker has been the UK Labour Party member of parliament for Luton South since 2010. He was appointed shadow international development minister in October 2013 in the DFID team.

In the 2015 general election, Shuker was re-elected with a majority of 5,711. [1]


From Shuker's website:

After initially serving as PPS to the Rt. Hon Sadiq Khan, Shadow Justice Secretary, Gavin was appointed to the shadow DEFRA frontbench team in March 2011. As Shadow Minister for the Natural Environment, Gavin led through on work to overturn the Government’s decision to sell-off large parts of the forest estate. In the October 2011 reshuffle, he became Shadow Minister for Water and Waste, anticipating the publication of the Water White Paper and subsequent legislation.


On 14 January 2015 Shuker described Liberty GB party leader Paul Weston as 'racist' on BBC Three Counties Radio. [2]





Twitter: @shukeroffice and @gavinshuker



  1. Gavin Shuker Express, accessed 19 May 2015
  2. Gavin speaks to the JVS Show on BBC Three Counties Radio,, 15 January 2015, accessed 20 January 2014
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Register of interests of members' secretaries and research assistants, 23 March 2016,, accessed 25 April 2016
  4. 4.0 4.1 Dods people, 'Arrivals, moves and departures', Civil Service World, accessed 3 November 2015
  5. 'Freedom Declared: Who we are', Freedom Declared website, undated, accessed 6 November 2015

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