- Andrew Gwynne
name = Andrew Gwynne
constituency_MP = Denton and Reddish
majority = 13,498 (38.1%)
term_start = 5 May 2005
birth_date = Birth date and age|1974|06|4|df=yes
nationality = British
party = Labour
University of Salfordand the North East Wales Institute of Higher Education
Andrew John Gwynne (born 4 June 1974) is the Labour Party
Member of Parliamentfor the Denton and Reddish constituency. He was elected at the 2005 general election, replacing the retiring Andrew Bennett.
Manchester, where he grew up, he was educated at Egerton Park Community High School (now called Egerton Park Arts College) on "Egerton Street" in Denton, Tameside College of Technology in Ashton-under-Lyne, North East Wales Institute of Higher Educationin Wrexhamfrom 1992-5 and the University of Salfordfrom 1995-8. From this he achieved a BA in Politics and Contemporary History.
At the age of 21, he became England's youngest councillor, when on 2 May 1996 he was elected on to
TamesideMetropolitan Borough Council, representing the Denton West Ward for the Labour Party. He was re-elected in 2000 and 2004, when he topped the poll in an "all out" election resulting from boundary changes in the borough. From 1998–2001 he chaired the Denton and Audenshaw District Assembly and in 2003–04 he chaired the Resources and Community Services Scrutiny Panel.
He is a member of the
AmicusTrade Union, the Co-operative Partyand the Christian Socialist Movement.
He is currently chair of the
Labour Friends of Israel.
On 5 May 2005 – at the age of 30 – he became the youngest Labour MP in the 2005 Parliament. He was appointed to the House of Commons Procedure Committee in June 2005 and, despite having only been elected six months earlier, on 10 November 2005, Gwynne was promoted to become a
Parliamentary Private Secretary(PPS) to The Baroness Scotland of Asthal QC, as Minister of State for Criminal Justice and Offender Management at the Home Office. Since July 2007, he has served as the Parliamentary Private Secretary(PPS) to the Home Secretary, the Rt. Hon. Jacqui SmithMP.
He is the son of Sports commentator and reporter
John Gwynne. He [http://www.tameside.gov.uk/constitution/council/counmin080403.htm married] Allison Dennis in March 2003 in Tameside, and they have two sons (born June 1997 and February 2000) and a daughter (born December 2001). They live locally in Denton. His favourite song is "How was it for you?" by James.
* [http://www.andrewgwynne.labour.co.uk Andrew Gwynne MP] official site
* [http://politics.guardian.co.uk/person/0,9290,-8702,00.html Guardian Unlimited Politics - Ask Aristotle: Andrew Gwynne MP]
* [http://www.theyworkforyou.com/mp/andrew_gwynne/denton_and_reddish TheyWorkForYou.com - Andrew Gwynne MP]
* [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/4649915.stm Meet the MP]
* [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/mpdb/html/181.stm BBC Politics]
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