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[[File:Ian Austin.jpg|200px|thumb|right|Ian Austin, MP for Dudley North]]
'''Ian Austin''' is the [[Labour Party]] MP for Dudley North. Austin was elected in 2005 and in 2010 he was re-elected with a majority of 649 votes. <ref> [http://www.politics.co.uk/reference/ian-christopher-austin Ian Austin] ''politics.co.uk'', accessed 12 March 2015 </ref> He was re-elected in 2015 after increasing his majority to 4,181.<ref> BBC News [http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/election-2015-england-32665354 Labour's Ian Austin holds off Dudley challenge], 8 May 2015, accessed 11 May 2015.</ref>
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'''Ian Austin''' (born 6 March 1965) is a British politician who was MP for Dudley North. Austin was elected in 2005 and in 2010 he was re-elected with a majority of 649 votes. <ref> [http://www.politics.co.uk/reference/ian-christopher-austin Ian Austin] ''politics.co.uk'', accessed 12 March 2015 </ref> He was re-elected in 2015 after increasing his majority to 4,181.<ref> BBC News [http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/election-2015-england-32665354 Labour's Ian Austin holds off Dudley challenge], 8 May 2015, accessed 11 May 2015.</ref>'. Formerly a member of the [[Labour Party]], he resigned from the party on 22 February 2019 to sit as an independent. He served as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the [[Department for Communities and Local Government]] from 2009 to 2010.
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Austin is a former deputy director of communications for the [[Scottish Labour Party]] (working for [[Gordon Brown]]), he was brought in as Brown's spin-doctor as a replacement for [[Charlie Whelan]] in June 1999. He had previously been the Labour Party's West Midlands press officer, since 1995 and is now, July 2007, Brown's PPS. <ref> [http://web.archive.org/web/20070808052137/http://www.number-10.gov.uk/output/Page12219.asp Ian Austin MP] ''10 Downing Street'', accessed 12 March 2015 </ref>  
 
Austin is a former deputy director of communications for the [[Scottish Labour Party]] (working for [[Gordon Brown]]), he was brought in as Brown's spin-doctor as a replacement for [[Charlie Whelan]] in June 1999. He had previously been the Labour Party's West Midlands press officer, since 1995 and is now, July 2007, Brown's PPS. <ref> [http://web.archive.org/web/20070808052137/http://www.number-10.gov.uk/output/Page12219.asp Ian Austin MP] ''10 Downing Street'', accessed 12 March 2015 </ref>  
  
 
==Staff==
 
==Staff==
*[[Jennifer Gerber]] - Director, [[Labour Friends of Israel]] | [[Callum Hood]] | [[Samuel Mountney]] | [[Harry Nicol]] <ref>[http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm/cmsecret/sponsor-01.htm Register Of Interests Of Members' Secretaries And Research Assistants 23 March 2016], ''parliament.uk'', accessed 19 April 2016</ref>  
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===Circa 2016===
 
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*[[Jennifer Gerber]] - Director, [[Labour Friends of Israel]] | [[Callum Hood]] | [[Samuel Mountney]] | [[Harry Nicol]] <ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/20160608010200/http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm/cmsecret/sponsor-01.htm Register Of Interests Of Members' Secretaries And Research Assistants 5 May 2016], ''parliament.uk'', Retrieved from the Internet Archive of 8 June 2016, accessed 15 November 2019</ref>
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===Circa 2019===
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*[[Laura Horton]] | [[Hannah Rose]] | [[Emma Stevenson]]<ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/20191115145437/https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm/cmsecret/sponsor-01.htm Register Of Interests Of Members' Secretaries And Research Assistants 5 November 2019], ''parliament.uk'', Retrieved from the Internet Archive of 8 June 2016, accessed 15 November 2019</ref>  
 
==Affiliations==
 
==Affiliations==
 
*[[Tackling Terrorism All-Party Parliamentary Group]]
 
*[[Tackling Terrorism All-Party Parliamentary Group]]

Latest revision as of 15:56, 15 November 2019

Ian Austin, MP for Dudley North

Ian Austin (born 6 March 1965) is a British politician who was MP for Dudley North. Austin was elected in 2005 and in 2010 he was re-elected with a majority of 649 votes. [1] He was re-elected in 2015 after increasing his majority to 4,181.[2]'. Formerly a member of the Labour Party, he resigned from the party on 22 February 2019 to sit as an independent. He served as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Department for Communities and Local Government from 2009 to 2010.


Austin is a former deputy director of communications for the Scottish Labour Party (working for Gordon Brown), he was brought in as Brown's spin-doctor as a replacement for Charlie Whelan in June 1999. He had previously been the Labour Party's West Midlands press officer, since 1995 and is now, July 2007, Brown's PPS. [3]

Staff

Circa 2016

Circa 2019

Affiliations

Contact

Parliamentary

  • Address: House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
  • Telephone: 020 7219 8012
  • Fax: 020 7219 4488
  • Email: austini@parliament.uk

Constituency

  • Address: Turner House, 157-185 Wrens Nest Road, Dudley, DY1 3RU
  • Telephone: 01384 342503/4
  • Email: austini@parliament.uk

Web & Social media

Notes

  1. Ian Austin politics.co.uk, accessed 12 March 2015
  2. BBC News Labour's Ian Austin holds off Dudley challenge, 8 May 2015, accessed 11 May 2015.
  3. Ian Austin MP 10 Downing Street, accessed 12 March 2015
  4. Register Of Interests Of Members' Secretaries And Research Assistants 5 May 2016, parliament.uk, Retrieved from the Internet Archive of 8 June 2016, accessed 15 November 2019
  5. Register Of Interests Of Members' Secretaries And Research Assistants 5 November 2019, parliament.uk, Retrieved from the Internet Archive of 8 June 2016, accessed 15 November 2019
  6. Dods Monitoring, New Appointmentswww.politicshome.com, accessed 21 December 2015