Ivan Lewis was re-elected MP for Bury South on May 7th 2015 with 21272 votes, taking 45.1% of the vote.
Prior to being elected an MP, Ivan worked in the local voluntary sector throughout his working life for Outreach, Contact Community Group and was latterly Chief Executive of the Manchester Jewish federation.
Ivan was born and raised, and has lived all his life in the constituency.
Prestwich Councillor 1990-1998
First Elected as an MP in 1997, re-elected in 2001 and 2005
Before Parliament spent working life in local voluntary sector-Outreach, Contact, Manchester Jewish Federation
Minister in Government since 2001, Education, Treasury, Minister for Care Services and Minister for International Development.
After the 2010 general election Ivan Lewis became shadow culture, media and sport secretary. Since October 2013 he has been covering the role of Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.
381 Bury New Road, Prestwich, Manchester M25 1AW.
0161 773 5500
Date of Birth
4 March 1967
House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA