Ian Austin was successfully re-elected as the MP for Dudley North on May 7th 2015 with 15885 votes, taking 41.8% of the vote.
Ian Austin was brought up in Dudley and has lived in the Borough most of his life. He served as a member of Dudley Council between 1991 and 1995. He went to the Dudley School and has a degree in government and politics from Essex University.
Ian entered the House of Commons in 2005. He takes a great interest in industrial, economic, employment, training and housing issues. Before his election he worked in government as political adviser to the Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown. He was appointed a Parliamentary Private Secretary to Gordon Brown in 2007, a role he retained until 2008.
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