Category:Jack Straw

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John Whitaker Straw (born 3 August 1946), most commonly known as Jack Straw, is a senior British Labour Party politician.


Jack Straw 
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British politician
Wikipedia
Date of birth 3 August 1946
Buckhurst Hill
Country of citizenship
Educated at
  • University of Leeds
  • Brentwood School
Occupation
Member of political party
  • Labour Party
Position held
  • Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (11 May 2010, 25 September 2010, William Hague, Harriet Harman)
  • Shadow Lord Chancellor (11 May 2010, 8 October 2010, Dominic Grieve, Sadiq Khan)
  • Lord Chancellor (28 June 2007, 11 May 2010, Charles Falconer, Baron Falconer of Thoroton, Kenneth Clarke)
  • Leader of the House of Commons (5 May 2006, 27 June 2007, Geoff Hoon, Harriet Harman)
  • Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (8 June 2001, 5 May 2006, Robin Cook, Margaret Beckett)
  • Secretary of State for the Home Department (2 May 1997, 8 June 2001, Michael Howard, David Blunkett)
  • Shadow Home Secretary (20 October 1994, 2 May 1997, Tony Blair, Michael Howard)
  • Member of the Privy Council of the United Kingdom
  • Member of the 55th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Labour Party, Blackburn, 6 May 2010, United Kingdom general election, 2010, 22 February 2015, suspension from a political party, 55th United Kingdom Parliament)
  • Member of the 54th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Labour Party, Blackburn, 5 May 2005, United Kingdom general election, 2005, 12 April 2010, dissolution of parliament, 54th United Kingdom Parliament)
  • Member of the 55th Parliament of the United Kingdom (22 February 2015, 30 March 2015, Blackburn, independent politician, dissolution of parliament, 55th United Kingdom Parliament)
  • Member of the 53rd Parliament of the United Kingdom (Labour Party, Blackburn, 7 June 2001, United Kingdom general election, 2001, 11 April 2005, dissolution of parliament, 53rd United Kingdom Parliament)
  • Member of the 52nd Parliament of the United Kingdom (Labour Party, Blackburn, 1 May 1997, United Kingdom general election, 1997, 14 May 2001, dissolution of parliament, 52nd United Kingdom Parliament)
  • Secretary of State for Justice (28 June 2007, Charles Falconer, Baron Falconer of Thoroton, 11 May 2010, Kenneth Clarke)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Justice (11 May 2010, Dominic Grieve, 8 October 2010, Sadiq Khan)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (24 July 1992, Eric Heffer, 20 October 1994)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Education (13 July 1987, Giles Radice, Baron Radice, 18 July 1992, Ann Taylor, Baroness Taylor of Bolton)
  • Member of the 51st Parliament of the United Kingdom (Blackburn, 9 April 1992, 8 April 1997, United Kingdom general election, 1992, dissolution of parliament, 51st United Kingdom Parliament)
  • Member of the 50th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Blackburn, 11 June 1987, 16 March 1992, United Kingdom general election, 1987, dissolution of parliament, 50th United Kingdom Parliament)
  • Member of the 49th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Blackburn, 9 June 1983, 18 May 1987, United Kingdom general election, 1983, dissolution of parliament, 49th United Kingdom Parliament)
  • Member of the 48th Parliament of the United Kingdom (Blackburn, 3 May 1979, 13 May 1983, United Kingdom general election, 1979, dissolution of parliament, 48th United Kingdom Parliament)
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