Ian Lavery - UK Parliament official portraits 2017

Ian Lavery MP

Ian Lavery is chair of the Labour party and MP for Wansbeck.

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Ian Lavery MP

The general election of June 2017 marked a turning point in British politics and saw one of the most dramatic results in electoral history. The Labour party defied all expectations increasing our share of the vote on the previous election by the biggest percentage since the 1945 landslide under Clement Attlee. Only a month earlier…