Born: 22 July 1992
Constituency: West Bromwich West
Shaun Stephen Bailey, born July 22, 1992, is a British Conservative Party politician who was elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for West Bromwich West at the 2019 general election.
Bailey grew up in Newport, Shropshire, with his mother, who was a single parent. He went to Burnt Borough School in Newport, Shropshire, and finished his A-Levels at Idsall School in Shifnal. After school, he studied Law and French at Aberystwyth University, where he got a LLB. He obtained his master’s degree in legal practice from the University of the West of England in Bristol. Bailey previously worked as a solicitor for Barclays Bank PLC.
In 2019, he was co-opted as a Councillor for the Chetwynd Aston Ward on Newport (Shropshire) Town Council, a job he held until 2020. Bailey’s mother is also a Conservative councillor on Newport (Shropshire) Town Council.
In November 2019, Bailey was selected as the Conservative Party’s candidate for West Bromwich West Constituency. Bailey beat Labour in the general election to claim West Bromwich West. It had been held by Labour since a 2000 by-election.
Bailey is a member of two Select Committees in the House of Commons, the Work and Pensions Select Committee and the Public Accounts Committee.
He’s also a member and supporter of the Blue Collar Conservative Caucus, a group dedicated to assisting working communities left out by the Labour Party and ensuring that government policies take these people into account.
Last Election Results:
Shaun Bailey won 17,419 votes out of a possible 34,493. This represents a 50.5% majority in his constituency. There was a voter turnout of 53.4%.
Voting History Snapshot
Voted Aye to Subsidy Control Bill: Second Reading
Voted Aye to Social Security (Uprating of Benefits) Bill: Third Reading
Voted Aye to National and Borders Bill: Second Reading
Voted Nae to Police, Crime, Sentencing, and Courts Bill: Report Stage: New Clause 89
Voted Nae to Armed Forces Bill Committee: New Clause 7
Voted Nae to Opposition day: Protecting Britain`s Steel Industry
Voted Nae to the Environment Bill Report Stage: New Clause 12.