Steve Reed (politician)

Steven Mark Ward Reed OBE (born 12 November 1963) is a British Labour and Co-operative Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Croydon North since 2012. He was the Leader of Lambeth Council from 2006 to 2012.[1][2] Reed, since April 2020, has been the Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government.

Steve Reed

Official portrait, 2017
Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government
Assumed office
6 April 2020
LeaderKeir Starmer
Preceded byAndrew Gwynne
Shadow Minister for Children and Families
In office
24 June 2019  6 April 2020
LeaderJeremy Corbyn
Preceded byEmma Lewell-Buck
Succeeded byTulip Siddiq
Shadow Minister for Civil Society
In office
3 October 2016  24 June 2019
LeaderJeremy Corbyn
Preceded byIan Lavery
Anna Turley
Succeeded byVicky Foxcroft
Shadow Minister for Local Government
In office
8 May 2015  27 June 2016
LeaderHarriet Harman (Acting)
Jeremy Corbyn
Preceded byAndy Sawford
Succeeded byJim McMahon
Shadow Home Office Minister
In office
7 October 2013  8 May 2015
LeaderEd Miliband
Preceded byGloria de Piero
Succeeded byLyn Brown
Member of Parliament
for Croydon North
Assumed office
29 November 2012
Preceded byMalcolm Wicks
Majority24,673 (44.3%)
Leader of Lambeth Council
In office
4 May 2006  29 November 2012
DeputyJackie Meldrum
Preceded byPeter Truesdale
Succeeded byLib Peck
Personal details
Steven Mark Ward Reed

(1963-11-12) 12 November 1963 (age 57)
St Albans, Hertfordshire, England
Political partyLabour and Co-operative
Alma materUniversity of Sheffield