Jonathan Reynolds MP - Chair

Jonathan Reynolds

Jonathan Reynolds has been the Labour and Coop Member of Parliament for Stalybridge and Hyde in Greater Manchester since the 2010 general election. He is currently a member of the Business, Innovation and Skills Select Committee.

Following his election in 2010 he became an opposition whip before serving as Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) to the then leader of the opposition, Ed Miliband, until his appointment as Shadow Energy and Climate Change Minister in October 2013. He was re-elected at the 2015 general election with an increased majority, and served as Shadow Rail Minister from September 2015 until January 2016, before joining the Business, Innovation and Skills Select Committee.

Prior to his election to Parliament Jonathan was a Councillor on Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council, and also trained as a solicitor in the Manchester office of Addleshaw Goddard LLP.

He is married with four children, and in his spare time enjoys gardening and watching Sunderland AFC. He worships at St Michael & All Angels church in Mottram when home and at Oasis Church Waterloo if in London.

Jonathan says: 'I want Christians on the Left to be active all over the UK, welcoming new members and building relationships with the many churches doing outstanding work in their local communities. If you are a Christian concerned about poverty, homelessness, inequality and more, please come and join in our work'.

For updates from Jonathan you can follow him on twitter: @jreynoldsMP

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