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Jim Dowd

Lewisham West and Penge


Jim Dowd was born James Patrick Dowd on 05 March 1951 in Bad Eilsen, Germany and is the Labour MP for Lewisham West and Penge.

Jim Dowd ceased to be a member of the House of Commons on 03 May 2017 (general election).


In the past, Jim Dowd has held the position of Lord Commissioner (HM Treasury) (Whip) (1997 to 2001) in government.

He was Shadow Spokesperson (Northern Ireland) (1995 to 1997), Opposition Whip (Commons) (1993 to 1995) in opposition.


Jim Dowd has the following specific interests :
Politics - NHS, transport, economic policy, industrial policy, environment, housing, animal welfare, human rights, education