Mr. Andy Slaughter MP

Mr. Andy Slaughter MP
United Kingdom (England)
UK Parliament, House of Commons
Labour Party
Last Election: 
Upcoming Election: 
Member of the following: 

Joint Committee on Human Rights

Other current affiliations: 

Shadow Minister for Justice since 2010

Previous other affiliations: 

Member of the Committee on Regulatory Reform 2005-07,

Member of the Committee on Children, Schools and Families 2007-09,

Member of the Committee on Court of Referees 2007-10,

Member of the Committee on Communities and Local Government 2009-10,

Member of the Committee on London 2009-10.


Mr. Slaughter is the MP for Ealing Acton & Shepherds Bush and the Labour candidate for the proposed Hammersmith constituency.

Mr. Slaughter fights hard for the local community because he was born, educated, brought up and has worked in this area all of his life. He was educated in local schools and studied English at Exeter University before continuing his education at the College of Law. Mr. Slaughter became a Barrister in 1993 and specialised in criminal, housing and personal injury law. He has represented a number of local authorities and housing associations and specialised in fighting on behalf of tenants against landlords.

Elected to Hammersmith and Fulham Council in 1986, he became deputy leader in 1991 and leader in 1996.

Mr. Slaughter's chief policy interests are international affairs, housing and education.