Lewisham West & Penge

Jim_Dowd.jpgJim Dowd has been the Member of Parliament for Lewisham West since 1992, and was re-elected for Lewisham West and Penge in May 2015. Lewisham West & Penge contains 4 wards from Lewisham borough and 3 from Bromley. Please see the drop-down menu above for councillor contact details for the wards in Lewisham. 

Political Career: 
·         Member - Science and Technology Select Committee 2012 - present
·         Member – Health Select Committee 2001-2010
·         Senior Government Whip 1997-2001
·         Opposition Spokesperson on Northern Ireland 1995-1997
·         Former Opposition Whip with responsibility for London
·         London Borough of Lewisham Councillor 1974-1994
·         Mayor of Lewisham 1992

Previous Career:
Before entering Parliament, worked as an electronics engineer for Plessey/GPT and as a petrol station manager

Main Political Interests: 
·         Health
·         Education
·         Transport
·         Economy
·         Industry
·         Animal Welfare

Member of the Co-operative Party, Co-operative Wholesale Society, GMB, League Against Cruel Sports, WWF, IFAW, RSPB, NSPCC, Oxfam and Bromley Labour Club.
Member of Labour Friends of Palestine and the Middle East.

Studied at Dalmain, Sedgehill and London Nautical Schools

Contact Jim

Write to:

Constituency Office
43 Sunderland Road
Forest Hill


Constituency: 020 8699 2001
Parliamentary: 0207 219 4617

Advice surgeries are by appointment only, please contact the office.

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