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Brian Jenkins
Member of Parliament
for Tamworth
South East Staffordshire (1996–1997)
In office
11 April 1996 – 12 April 2010
Preceded byDavid Lightbown
Succeeded byChristopher Pincher
Personal details
Born (1942-09-19) 19 September 1942 (age 79)
Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales
Political partyLabour
Alma materLondon School of Economics Wolverhampton University

Brian David Jenkins (born 19 September 1942) is a British Labour Party politician who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Tamworth from 1997 until 2010. From 1996 to 1997, he was MP for South East Staffordshire before minor boundary changes in 1997.

Parliamentary career

Jenkins was elected to the House of Commons at the South East Staffordshire by-election in April 1996, following the death of Conservative Party MP David Lightbown. He had contested the seat in 1992.

The South East Staffordshire constituency was abolished in boundary changes at the 1997 general election, when he was returned to Parliament for the new Tamworth constituency. He was re-elected at the 2001 general election and again in 2005, but lost the seat to the Conservatives in 2010.


Parliament of the United Kingdom Preceded byDavid Lightbown Member of Parliament for South East Staffordshire 19961997 Constituency abolished New constituency Member of Parliament for Tamworth 19972010 Succeeded byChristopher Pincher