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Biography

Rt Hon Nicholas Brown

Constituency
Newcastle upon Tyne East

Introduction

Rt Hon Nicholas Brown was born Nicholas Hugh Brown on 13 June 1950 in Hawkhurst , England and is the Labour MP for Newcastle upon Tyne East.

Rt Hon Nicholas Brown ceased to be a member of the House of Commons on 03 May 2017 (general election).

Posts

In the past, Mr Nicholas Brown has held the position of Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury and Chief Whip (2008 to 2010), Minister of State (Regional Affairs) (North East) (2007 to 2010), Treasurer of HM Household (Deputy Chief Whip, House of Commons) (2007 to 2008), Minister (Department for Work and Pensions) (Work) (2001 to 2003), Secretary of State for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (1998 to 2001), Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury (Chief Whip) (1997 to 1998) in government.

He was Opposition Chief Whip (Commons) (2016 to 2017), Shadow Parliamentary Secretary and Chief Whip (2010 to 2010), Opposition Deputy Chief Whip (Commons) (1995 to 1997), Shadow Spokesperson (Health) (1994 to 1995), Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons (1992 to 1994), Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) (1988 to 1994), Shadow Solicitor General (1985 to 1992) in opposition.

Interests

Mr Nicholas Brown has the following specific interests :
Countries - Australia, China, Japan, New Zealand, USA