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Jamie Reed

Labour's Shadow Health Minister

Born 1973 in Whitehaven, Cumbria.

Educated at Whitehaven School before attending university in Manchester (BA English) and Leicester (MA Mass Communications).

Employment – worked as a public affairs professional for 10 years before entering parliament.

2005 Jamie Reed entered Parliament and served on two select committees, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, and the Regulatory Reform Committee.
November 2006 he was appointed PPS to the Rt Hon Tony McNulty MP, Minister of State Policing, Security and Community Safety.
October 2008 Jamie was appointed PPS to the Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC, MP Leader of the House of Commons and Minister for Women. He has also been the Chair of the APPG Digital Switchover since its inception. Jamie has also been appointed Deputy Regional Minister for the North West.
October 2009 became a member of the Child Poverty Bill Committee
January 2010 became a member of the Flood and Water Management Bill Committee.
May 2010 re-elected.
October 2010 appointed to the Shadow Front Bench as a Shadow Environment Minister.

To relax Jamie likes to spend time with his family. He enjoys reading American Literature and Modern History. He also enjoys listening to music, watching football, fell walking and is a great supporter of Whitehaven RLFC.

A Response to Tory MP Chris Skidmore On The NHS

The Health Bill was one of the most hated and ridiculed Bill in living memory and will do great damage to the NHS. Longer waiting times, restrictions to services and a postcode lottery where we will see real differential standards applied.
28/03/2012 22:07 BST

David Cameron - Misleading on the NHS at PMQs

Under pressure over his disastrous and unwanted NHS reorganisation at Prime Minister's Questions today - a reorganisation which is diverting billions away from the frontline and which risks 6,000 nurses being laid off - David Cameron repeatedly gave misleading answers about the NHS under the Tories.
08/02/2012 17:41 GMT