Sir Stephen Timms

The Rt Hon Sir Stephen Timms is no longer a Member, but was most recently the Labour MP for East Ham, and left the Commons on 30 May 2024.

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Parliamentary career

Find out about the Parliamentary career of Sir Stephen Timms, including posts and roles held.

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Previous

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Representations

Party affiliation

Labour
9 June 1994 - 30 May 2024

Government posts

Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (Digital Britain) (also HM Treasury)
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
6 August 2009 - 6 May 2010
Commons
Financial Secretary (HM Treasury) (also in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills)
HM Treasury
5 October 2008 - 6 May 2010
Commons
Minister of State (Department for Work and Pensions) (Employment and Welfare Reform)
Department for Work and Pensions
25 January 2008 - 5 October 2008
Commons
Minister of State (Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform) (Competitiveness)
Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform
2 July 2007 - 25 January 2008
Commons
Chief Secretary to the Treasury
HM Treasury
5 May 2006 - 28 June 2007
Commons
Minister of State (Department for Work and Pensions)
Department for Work and Pensions
10 May 2005 - 5 May 2006
Commons
Financial Secretary (HM Treasury)
HM Treasury
30 September 2004 - 10 May 2005
Commons
Minister of State (e-Commerce & Competitiveness)
Department of Trade and Industry
29 May 2002 - 9 September 2004
Commons
Minister of State (Education and Skills) (Schools)
Department for Education and Skills
11 June 2001 - 28 May 2002
Commons
Financial Secretary (HM Treasury)
HM Treasury
29 July 1999 - 7 June 2001
Commons
Minister of State (Department of Social Security)
Department of Social Security
1 January 1999 - 29 July 1999
Commons
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Social Security)
Department of Social Security
28 July 1998 - 30 December 1998
Commons

House membership

Commons
Sir Stephen Timms
9 June 1994 - 30 May 2024

Opposition posts

Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions)
Department for Work and Pensions
8 October 2010 - 18 September 2015
Commons
Shadow Financial Secretary
HM Official Opposition
12 May 2010 - 8 October 2010
Commons
Shadow Minister (Digital Britain)
HM Official Opposition
12 May 2010 - 8 October 2010
Commons

Committee memberships