Tom Watson (Labour politeecian)

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Tom Watson
Portrait of Tom Watson in 2018.jpg
Watson in 2018
Deputy Leader o the Labour Pairty
In office
12 September 2015 – 12 December 2019
LeaderJeremy Corbyn
Precedit biHarriet Harman
Succeedit biAngela Rayner
Shaidae Secretar o State fur Digital, Cultur, Media an Sport
Assumed office
7 October 2016
Precedit biKelvin Hopkins
Member o Pairlament
fur Wast Bromwich East
In office
7 June 2001 – 6 November 2019
Precedit biPeter Snape
Succeedit biNicola Richards
Majority7,713 (19.8%)
Personal details
BornThomas Anthony Watson
(1967-01-08) 8 Januar 1967 (age 53)
Sheffield, Ingland, UK
Poleetical pairtyLabour
Spoose(s)
  • Siobhan Watson (m. 2001–2012)
Bairns2
Alma materUniversity o Hull
Wabsteidhttps://www.tom-watson.com/

Thomas Anthony Watson (born 8 Januar 1967) is a British Labour Pairty politeecian who wis electit as Deputy Leader o the Labour Pairty in September 2015. He haes been the Member o Pairlament fur Wast Bromwich East syne the 2001 general election an wis Meenister fur Digital Engagement an Ceevil Service Issues at the Caibinet Office fae 2008 tae 2009.[1]

Oan 12 September 2015, Waston was electit as his pairty's Deputy Leader, alangside Jeremy Corbyn, the new leader o the Labour Pairty,[2] gainin 198,962 votes or 50.7% includin seicont preference votes fae those who votit fur ither candidates.[3] Syne 2016 he haes servit as Shaidae Secretar o State fur Digital, Cultur, Media an Sport as weel.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. https://web.archive.org/web/20160112155713/http://www.tom-watson.co.uk/2009/06/tom-watson-mp-resignation/
  2. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/live/uk-politics-34205207
  3. https://web.archive.org/web/20160721231632/http://www.labour.org.uk/blog/entry/results-of-the-labour-leadership-and-deputy-leadership-election