Amesbury, Mike

Mike Amesbury is‌ ‌the Labour ‌ ‌MP‌ ‌for Weaver Vale, having‌ ‌first‌ ‌been‌ ‌elected‌ ‌to‌ ‌Parliament‌ ‌in‌ 2017.

The Weaver Vale constituency ‌is‌ ‌found‌ ‌within‌ ‌the‌ ‌county‌ ‌of‌ Cheshire and‌ ‌covers‌ Runcorn, Northwich and the surrounding area. Mike‌‌ was‌ ‌elected‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌2019‌ ‌General‌ ‌Election‌ ‌with‌ ‌a‌ slim ‌majority‌ ‌of‌ 562 over‌ ‌the‌ ‌Conservative Party.‌ ‌ The seat was previously held by the Conservatives between 2010 and 2015.

Mike was‌ ‌appointed‌ ‌as‌ the Shadow Minister of State for Housing and Planning ‌in‌ April 2020.‌ ‌  He nominated Sir Keir Starmer for the Labour leadership in 2020.

Born‌ ‌on‌ the 7th of May 1969, Mike ‌was‌ ‌educated‌ ‌at University of Central England‌. Mike worked‌ as a manager with the Connexions careers advice service.  He also served as Senior Parliamentary Adviser to Andy Burnham, and then to Shadow Education Secretary Angela Rayner‌, ‌before‌ ‌being‌ ‌elected‌ ‌to‌ Parliament.‌ ‌

He is a former Manchester City Councillor, and his married with one child.

Website‌ ‌–‌ ‌ ‌ www.mikeamesbury.org

Twitter‌ ‌–‌ ‌ ‌@MikeAmesburyMP