Conor McGinn
Member of Parliament
for St Helens North
Assumed office
8 May 2015
Preceded by David Watts
Majority 18,406 (36.6%)
Personal details
Born (1984-07-31) 31 July 1984 (age 39)

Conor Patrick McGinn (born 31 July 1984 in Camlough) at the 2015 general election, he became the Member of Parliament (MP) for St Helens North.

Political career

McGinn was chair of the Young Fabians from 2006 to 2007, and has been vice-chair of Young Labour. He stood to be a councillor on Islington London Borough Council in 2006 and 2010 without success. He has been on the executive of the Fabian Society and until 2012 was chair of the Labour Party Irish Society. In 2011 he represented the socialist societies on the Labour Party National Executive Committee.

He worked as a public affairs and government relations consultant, before becoming an advisor to shadow Northern Ireland Secretary Vernon Coaker in 2011, and continued to work for Coaker when he became shadow defence secretary.