In recent weeks Mike was appointed Shadow Minister for Aviation and Maritime on the Labour
SHORT POLITICAL BIOGRAPHY
Born in Wythenshawe
Labour councillor for Northenden ward
in Manchester from 1991-2008.
Gained PGCE and became a primary school teacher
at Springfield Primary in Sale.
Became a Political Advisor
at Tameside Council from 2011-2014.
Elected MP in a by-election
for Wythenshawe & Sale East on 14th February 2014.
Appointed as a Shadow Minister
for schools in October 2016.
Re-elected to Parliament
in June 2017 with an increased majority.
Wythenshawe & Sale East MP
Mike was elected as the Member of Parliament for Wythenshawe and Sale East in a by-election on 14th February 2014. In September 2015 Mike was appointed Shadow Minister for International Development. In October 2016 Mike was appointed Shadow Minister for Schools, and more recently in April 2020 Mike was appointed Shadow Minister for Aviation and Maritime.