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Mr Iain Wright MP



Mr Iain Wright MP was born Iain David Wright on 09 May 1972 in Hartlepool, England and is the Labour MP for Hartlepool.


Currently sitting on the National Policy Statements Sub-Committee (since February 2017), Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (since February 2016), National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (since November 2015), Liaison Committee (Commons) (since September 2015), Mr Iain Wright chairs the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee (October 2016), Education, Skills and the Economy Sub-Committee (December 2015).

He has in the past sat on Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (Jun 2015 to Oct 2016), Finance and Services Committee (Jul 2010 to Mar 2015), Public Accounts Committee (Jan 2007 to Nov 2007), Modernisation of the House of Commons (Dec 2006 to Jul 2008), Public Administration Committee (Jan 2005 to Jul 2005). He has also chaired in the past Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (Jun 2015 to Oct 2016).


In the past, Mr Iain Wright has held the position of Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Children, Schools and Families) (14-19 Reform and Apprenticeships) (2009 to 2010), Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Communities and Local Government) (2007 to 2009) in government.

He was Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (2011 to 2015), Shadow Minister (Education) (2010 to 2011), Shadow Minister (14-19 Reform and Apprenticeships) (2010 to 2010) in opposition.


Mr Iain Wright has the following specific interests :
Politics - Economics, regeneration
Countries - China, Latin America, Middle East

You can contact Mr Iain Wright in the following ways:




Upper Floor, 41A Park Road, Hartlepool, TS24 7PW

Phone : 01429 224403


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA

Phone : 020 7219 5587

Email : wrighti@parliament.uk