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Stewart James Jackson (born January 31, 1965) is a British politician. He was elected as Conservative MP for Peterborough in the 2005 general election, defeating Helen Clark of the Labour Party securing a majority of 2740 votes. He stood for the seat at the 2001 election, and had contested Brent South at the 1997 election. January 31 is the 31st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... The Conservative Party (officially the Conservative & Unionist Party) is currently the second largest political party in the United Kingdom in terms of sitting Members of Parliament (MPs), and the largest in terms of public membership. ... A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters to a parliament. ... Peterborough is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... The United Kingdom general election of 2005 was held on Thursday, 5 May 2005 and won by the Labour Party, led by Tony Blair. ... For other people with similar names, see Helen Clark (disambiguation) Helen Clark, previously known as Helen Brinton, (born December 23, 1954) is a politician in the United Kingdom. ... The Labour Party has been, since its founding in the early 20th century, the principal political party of the left in the United Kingdom. ... Tony Blair William Hague Charles Kennedy The UK general election, 2001 was held on 7 June 2001 and was dubbed the quiet landslide by the media. ... Brent South is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... The UK general election, 1997 was held on 1 May 1997. ...


Prior to being elected, Jackson was a Business Services Manager with Business Link in London.


In 1999, he married Sarah O'Grady, who is a journalist with a national newspaper. They have one daughter.


Jackson attended the London Nautical School, Southwark and Chatham House Grammar School in Ramsgate, Kent before studying Economics and Public Administration at the University of London and was awarded an Honours degree in 1988. He also holds a Masters degree in Human Resource Management and is a Graduate Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (MCIPD). // The London Nautical School was founded in 1915, as a consequence of the official report into the loss of the Titanic. ... The Borough or Southwark is an area of the London Borough of Southwark situated 1. ... Painting of Chatham House Grammar School // Information Chatham House Grammar School is a grammar school in Ramsgate, Kent, England. ... Ramsgate is an English seaside town on the Isle of Thanet in East Kent. ... Kent is a county in England, south-east of London. ... The University of London is a university based primarily in London. ... The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) is the leading professional body for those involved in the field of personnel, training and development. ...


Before joining Business Link, he worked for Lloyds Bank for nine years, and ran his own branch as a Branch Manager in London's West End, as well as being a small business manager. He was a Board Member and Trustee of the London City YMCA for 5 years. He also served on Ealing Borough Council in West London from 1990 to 1998, during which time he was Conservative spokesman on planning and housing. YMCAs in the United States and Canada use this logo. ... The London Borough of Ealing is a London borough in the west of the city. ...


Jackson was first selected for the Peterborough seat in October 2000 and fought the 2001 general election, reducing the Labour majority from 7323 to 2854 votes and was re-adopted on August 2002 for the 2005 general election. He serves on the Salvation Army Good Neighbours Scheme Board in Peterborough as well as being Vice President of the Westgate at Risk church fundraising group.


In the House of Commons, he is a member of the Regulatory Reform Select Committee and since 11th December 2006, the Health Select Committee and is also currently Vice Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Friends of Islam.


He is also a Parliamentary champion for the premature baby charity BLISS and strongly supports the work of Peterborough-based charity ASBAH - the Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus, supporting their campaign for the fortification of some foods with folic acid.


External links

  • Stewart Jackson MP official site
  • Guardian Unlimited Politics - Ask Aristotle: Stewart Jackson MP
  • TheyWorkForYou.com - Stewart Jackson MP
Preceded by:
Helen Clark
Member of Parliament for Peterborough
2005 – present
Incumbent

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Stewart James Jackson (born January 31, 1965) is a British politician.
Jackson attended the London Nautical School, Southwark and Chatham House Grammar School in Ramsgate, Kent before studying Economics and Public Administration at the University of London and was awarded an Honours degree in 1988.
Jackson was first selected for the Peterborough seat in October 2000 and fought the 2001 general election, reducing the Labour majority from 7323 to 2854 votes and was re-adopted on August 2002 for the 2005 general election.
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