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  Cruddas, Jon
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AffiliationLabour  
 
NameJon Cruddas
Address46 Kensington Park Road Flat 24 Matlock Court
London, , United Kingdom
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Born April 07, 1962 (57 years)
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Last ModifedIndyGeorgia
May 14, 2017 11:52pm
Tags English - Socialist - Jobs/Industrial Growth - Pro-Labor - Married - Catholic -
InfoJon Cruddas is the Labour MP for Dagenham, East London.

Since 1989, Jon has worked for the Labour Party. Until 1997 he worked in the policy department, then in the General Secretary's office under Larry Whitty, and later Tom Sawyer. Between 1997 and 2001, Jon worked in Downing Street as a link between the trade unions and the Prime Minister.

Elected in 2001, Jon has successfully represented Dagenham in Parliament and has used his role as a representative of the local community on a wide range of issues. Jon has played a leading role in the fight against the BNP in east London. He has been prominent in campaigns for free and fair education.

Before working for the Labour Party, Jon studied at the University of Warwick where he gained a PhD in Philosophy. He has a strong trade union background: he was an activist in the Australian Builders' Labourers' Federation and has been a TGWU branch secretary. He is the current Secretary of the London Group of Labour MPs.

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  12/12/2019 UK Parliament - Dagenham & Rainham Won 44.51% (+0.67%)
  06/08/2017 UK Parliament - Dagenham & Rainham Won 50.08% (+10.15%)
  05/07/2015 UK Parliament - Dagenham & Rainham Won 41.42% (+11.57%)
  05/06/2010 UK Parliament - Dagenham & Rainham Won 40.27% (+5.95%)
  06/24/2007 Labour Party Deputy Leader - Fourth Round Lost 30.06% (-6.29%)
  06/24/2007 Labour Party Deputy Leader - Third Round Won 23.89% (-1.99%)
  06/24/2007 Labour Party Deputy Leader - Second Round Won 20.39% (-0.84%)
  06/24/2007 Labour Party Deputy Leader - First Round Won 19.40% (+0.46%)
  05/05/2005 UK Parliament - Dagenham Won 50.08% (+24.66%)
  06/07/2001 UK Parliament - Dagenham Won 57.23% (+31.52%)
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  00/00/2011 Labour Party Chairman Lost 0.00% (-100.00%)
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London Mayor - LAB Selection - Aug 04, 2015 LAB David Lammy
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UK Labour Party - Leadership - Sep 22, 2010 LAB David Miliband