Jim 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.
· 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
Before entering Parliament, worked as an electronics engineer for Plessey/GPT and as a petrol station manager
Main Political Interests:
· 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
43 Sunderland Road
LONDON SE23 2PS
Constituency: 020 8699 2001
Parliamentary: 0207 219 4617
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