Jonathan Reynolds

Jonathan Neil Reynolds is a British politician who has served as Shadow Secretary of State for Business and Industrial Strategy since 2021. A member of the Labour and Co-operative parties, he has been Member of Parliament (MP) for Stalybridge and Hyde since 2010.[1][2]

Jonathan Reynolds
Official portrait, 2019
Shadow Secretary of State for Business and Industrial Strategy
Assumed office
29 November 2021
LeaderKeir Starmer
Preceded byEd Miliband[lower-alpha 1]
Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
In office
6 April 2020  29 November 2021
LeaderKeir Starmer
Preceded byMargaret Greenwood
Succeeded byJonathan Ashworth
Shadow Economic Secretary to the Treasury
In office
8 October 2016  6 April 2020
LeaderJeremy Corbyn
Preceded byRichard Burgon
Succeeded byPat McFadden
Shadow Minister for Rail
In office
14 September 2015  6 January 2016
LeaderJeremy Corbyn
Preceded byLilian Greenwood
Succeeded byAndy McDonald
Shadow Minister for Energy and Climate Change
In office
7 October 2013  18 September 2015
LeaderEd Miliband
Member of Parliament
for Stalybridge and Hyde
Assumed office
6 May 2010
Preceded byJames Purnell
Majority2,946 (7.0%)
Member of Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council
for Longdendale
In office
4 May 2007  5 May 2011
Preceded byPeter Bibby
Succeeded byGillian Peet
Personal details
BornHoughton-le-Spring, Tyne and Wear, England
NationalityBritish
Political partyLabour and Co-operative
Spouse(s)Claire Johnston
Children4
Residence(s)Stalybridge
Alma materUniversity of Manchester
BPP Law School
ProfessionSolicitor
WebsiteOfficial website

Reynolds served as Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Leader of the Opposition and a Shadow Energy and Climate Change Minister from 2013 to 2015. He was a Shadow Transport Minister from 2015 to 2016 and a Shadow Treasury Minister from 2016 until 2020. He was Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions from 2020 to 2021, and has been a front bench representative on the Labour National Executive Committee since 2020.[3]


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