James Frith
Member of Parliament
for Bury North
Assumed office
8 June 2017
Preceded by David Nuttall
Majority 4,375 (9.1%)
Personal details
Born (1977-04-23) 23 April 1977 (age 47)

James Richard Frith MP is the current Member of parliament for the constituency of Bury North He is a former local councillor in Bury.

Political career

Having served three years as a Bury councillor for Elton, Greater Manchester ward, Frith was elected at the 2017 general election, after standing in 2015 and losing the seat by just 378 votes. He won in 2017 with a majority of 4,375 votes over incumbent Conservative David Nuttall, a 12.5% increase on Labour’s 2015 vote share. The seat had a 5% swing to Labour, bucking the national trend, which saw a 2% swing to Labour overall. He made his maiden speech on 19 July 2017 during the debate on tuition fees.