From a working class background, Jack has fought battles for Brummies and Birmingham for 30 years.
From leading the Grunwick strike, Jack rose through the ranks of the old Transport and General Workers Union to be elected the Deputy General Secretary of the T&G and then Unite.
Jack was elected as Member of Parliament for Birmingham Erdington in 2010, and has represented Erdington ever since, winning 4 successive elections.
Since being elected, Jack has held several Shadow Ministerial posts, including Shadow Housing Minister, Shadow Policing Minister, Shadow Employment Minster, Shadow Pensions Minister and is the current Shadow Paymaster General.
Jack is proud to represent the people of Erdington and is committed to making the area a better place for constituents to live and work. You can read about Jack’s current campaigns here.