Stephen Pound


Stephen Pound was re-elected MP for Ealing North on May 7th 2015 with 26745 votes, taking 55.1% of the vote.

Place of birth: Hammersmith

Family: Married with one son and daughter

Member of: Fabian Society and the Co-operative Party

Main Hobbies & Pursuits: Fulham FC, comics, walking, lay reader at church (RC).

Main political interests: Housing, transport, town planning, Ireland and Europe

Steve Pound was first elected as MP for Ealing North in May l997.

Before entering the Commons he was Area Housing Manager of Paddington Churches Housing Association He has had a varied career including working as a seaman, bus conductor and hospital porter. As a mature student, he went to the London School of Economics and obtained a BSc (Econ) and spent a year as Student Union President.

From 1982 to 1998 he was a Councillor at the London Borough of Ealing. He was also the Mayor of Ealing from 1995-96

Steve's main interest areas are housing, Europe, Ireland, transport and local government. He was a member of the Greater London Authority Select Committee and gave his maiden speech on the bill. He is also a member of the following Parliamentary Committees and Groups

He is a postgraduate member of the Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme (Navy) which gives MPs experience of service life, to enable them to speak on defence matters with some knowledge. He also served on the standing committee looking at the Police (Northern Ireland) Bill

He writes a monthly column for the Ealing Times and used to write regular columns for the Ealing Gazette and Asian Voice. Steve has made numerous appearances on TV and radio, including "Have I Got News for You".

He presented LBC's "London Matters" on Sunday mornings for six months and he was nominated in 2000 as Parliamentarian of the Year, in the Channel 4 Parliamentary Awards

Steve lives in the constituency with his wife and two children. He is a life long supporter of Fulham Football Club and his other interests include enjoying music and collecting comics.


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