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

Affiliations:
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.

Education:
Studied at Dalmain, Sedgehill and London Nautical Schools

Contact Jim

Write to:

Constituency Office
43 Sunderland Road
Forest Hill
LONDON SE23 2PS

Email:
dowdj@parliament.uk

Call:
Constituency: 020 8699 2001
Parliamentary: 0207 219 4617

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

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