Michael Shanks

Michael Shanks is no longer a Member, but was most recently the Labour MP for Rutherglen and Hamilton West, and left the Commons on 30 May 2024.

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Parliamentary career

Find out about the Parliamentary career of Michael Shanks, including posts and roles held.

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Party affiliation

5 October 2023 - 30 May 2024

Elections contested

Glasgow North West
8 June 2017

House membership

Michael Shanks
5 October 2023 - 30 May 2024

Opposition posts

Shadow Minister (Scotland)
Scotland Office
28 November 2023 - 30 May 2024

Committee memberships