Tristram Hunt


Tristram Hunt was re-elected as Labour MP for Stoke-on-Trent Central on May 7th 2015 with 12220 votes, taking 39.3% of the vote.

Tristram is a member of the political and constitutional reform select committee, the joint committee on the Draft House of Lords Reform Bill 2011-12 and the works of art. Since October 2013 he has been Shadow Secretary of State for Education.

Before his election he was an historian and broadcaster. Tristram was born in Cambridge, and he is the son of Julian, Baron Hunt of Chesterton, a meteorologist and leader of the Labour Group on Cambridge City Council in 1972-73, who was created a Labour Life Peer on the recommendation of Tony Blair in 2000. He studied at University College School, an independent school in London, and read History at Trinity College, Cambridge as well as at the University of Chicago. His cousin is Virginia, Baroness Bottomley, the former National Heritage Secretary.


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