Name: Dr Alan Whitehead
Constituency: Southampton, Test
Dr Alan Whitehead is a British politician and a Member of Parliament for the Labour Party in the Southampton Test Constituency. He was born on 20 March 1958 in Manchester, England. He attended the University of Southampton, where he studied Political Science and Sociology.
Whitehead was a long-serving councillor in Southampton City Council. He represented the Thornhill ward from 1985 to 1992 and then the Redbridge ward from 1992 to 2015.
Whitehead was elected as a Member of Parliament in May 2005. He has since held several positions within the Labour Party, including as a Shadow Minister for Energy and Climate Change and as a member of the Environmental Audit Committee.
In the 2019 general election, Whitehead was re-elected as the MP for Southampton Test with an increased majority. He took office with 25,686 votes and a margin of 10,276.
Last Election Results:
Dr Alan Whitehead won 25,686 votes out of a possible 49,972. This represents a 51.2% majority in his constituency. There was a voter turnout of 65.2%.
Voting History Snapshot
Voted Aye to the Climate Change Act 2008
Voted Aye to the Energy Act 2013
Voted Aye to the Renewable Energy Target
Voted Aye to the National Health Service (Amended Duties and Powers) Bill
Voted Aye to the National Health Service (Primary Care) Bill
Voted Nay to the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Bill: Report Stage: New Clause 1
Voted Aye to the Education (Student Support) Bill: Second Reading
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