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Jon Trickett Wiki Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, Family

Jon Trickett Wiki Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, Family

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Jon Trickett (Jon Hedley Trickett) was born on 2 July, 1950 in Leeds, United Kingdom, is a British Labour politician. Discover Jon Trickett’s Wiki Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 70 years old?

Popular As Jon Hedley Trickett
Occupation N/A
Age 71 years old
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Born 2 July 1950
Birthday 2 July
Birthplace Leeds, United Kingdom
Nationality United Kingdom

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Who Is Jon Trickett’s Wife?

His wife is Sarah Balfour

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Wife Sarah Balfour
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Children 3

Jon Trickett Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Jon Trickett worth at the age of 71 years old? Jon Trickett’s income source is mostly from being a successful Politician. He is from United Kingdom. We have estimated Jon Trickett’s net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2021 $1 Million – $5 Million
Salary in 2020 Under Review
Net Worth in 2019 Pending
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On 5 April 2020, following the election of Keir Starmer as Leader of the Labour Party, Trickett was asked to stand down from his frontbench roles. He had backed Rebecca Long-Bailey for the party leadership.

In 2016, a former British National Party candidate was convicted of making an anti-semitic verbal attack upon Trickett.

Trickett was one of 36 Labour MPs to nominate Jeremy Corbyn as a candidate in the Labour leadership election of 2015. On 27 June 2016 Trickett was appointed as Shadow Lord President of the Council and Campaigns and Elections Director. Later that year, Trickett was appointed Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills.

In July 2016, Trickett apologised for comments on Twitter which appeared to liken an attempted coup in Turkey to attempts to oust Jeremy Corbyn. Labour MP Michael Dugher said: “As death toll rises to 90, I’m sure Jon Trickett will reflect and realise this comparison is not clever and not funny.” Trickett deleted the tweet and apologised, saying: “Okay okay. Tweet deleted and withdrawn. Shouldn’t tweet when feeling ill. I apologise sincerely”.

Trickett was appointed Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government under new Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn in September 2015, before serving as Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills from July to October 2016. He was later appointed Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office by Corbyn in February 2017, alongside his portfolio as Shadow Lord President of the Council.

On 7 October 2011, Trickett was appointed to the Shadow Cabinet as Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office by Labour Leader Ed Miliband. He was re-elected to the House of Commons at the 2015 general election with a majority of 12,078.

In June 2007 he was asked by Gordon Brown to chair the party’s manifesto group on housing, a position which he declined to take up. Following the cabinet reshuffle of 3 October 2008, Trickett became the Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Prime Minister, Gordon Brown.

He played a significant role in rebelling against the Iraq War and participated in demonstrations against the War in London, Wakefield and Leeds. He rebelled on a number of occasions against Tony Blair’s reforms to public services. He led the demands for a recall of Parliament at the time of the Israeli attacks on the Lebanon, and the campaign inside the Commons to amend the Companies Bill to secure public listed companies reporting on ‘supply chain issues’ in line with the suggestions of a range of non governmental organisations. He was also a leading figure in the campaign to prevent a decision to replace the Trident nuclear weapons system in 2007. In addition, he was Jon Cruddas’s campaign manager during the 2007 Labour Party deputy leadership election.

Trickett was appointed by the trades unions as acting chair of the board of Tribune in 2007, but gave up this role when the paper was taken over by a private proprietor.

Trickett had previously voted against the Blair Government’s 90-day detention proposals in the Terrorism Act 2006, which had been publicly advocated by the police, and was joined by both Labour and Conservative MPs in the vote, the only time Blair was defeated in the Commons. Trickett and Cruddas voted in favour of the subsequent 28-day detention proposal, and Trickett then resigned from his position in Compass after voting in favour of the legislation despite opposition to the Bill from some members of Compass.

Elected on 1 February 1996 in a by-election brought about by the death of the previous MP, Labour’s Derek Enright, Trickett was made PPS to Peter Mandelson after Labour was elected to power and worked in the Cabinet office and subsequently the DTI. After leaving the government at the time of Mandelson’s fall from grace, Trickett was chair of the Compass pressure group.

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Trickett married Sarah Balfour on 31 October 1993. They have three children.

Trickett was first elected to Leeds City Council for the Beeston ward in 1984 at the age of 34. He replaced George Mudie as Leader of the Council in 1989, holding the leadership until 1996 and his election to Parliament. Brian Walker replaced Trickett as Council Leader and resigned his council seat after the May local elections.

During the 1970s Trickett was a member of the ILP (the successor body of the Independent Labour Party), contributed to its newspaper, the Labour Leader, and was elected for a number of years to its ruling body, the National Administrative Council. Trickett was also active in anti-fascist and anti-war movements, and was a delegate to the Leeds Trades Council. Later he was the election agent for Michael McGowan who became the MEP for Leeds in 1984.

Formed politically by the anti-Vietnam war movement, he joined the Labour Party in 1969 and was active on the Labour left in Leeds from the late 1960s. From 1974 to 1986 he worked as a builder and plumber. During the campaigns relating to the Common Market referendum in 1975 he was the secretary of the Vote No campaign in Leeds.

Jon Hedley Trickett (born 2 July 1950) is a British Labour politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Hemsworth in West Yorkshire since a 1996 by-election. He served as Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office from 2011 to 2013 and 2017 to 2020.

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