Luke Pollard
MP
Member of Parliament
for Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport
Assumed office
8 June 2017
Preceded by Oliver Colvile
Majority 6,807 (13.3%)
Personal details
Born (1980-04-10) 10 April 1980 (age 43)
Website Official


Luke Pollard (born 10 April 1980) has been Member of Parliament (MP) for Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport since 2017.

Political career

Pollard unsuccessfully contested the South West Devon constituency in 2010 and the Plymouth Sutton and Devonport constituency in 2015 before winning the latter seat in 2017 from incumbent Oliver Colvile on a swing of 7.2%.

He was appointed as PPS to Labour's Shadow Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Secretary, Sue Hayman. Hayman cited his advocacy for Plymouth's fishing interests and his proposal for Plymouth Sound to become the UK's first National Marine Park as reasons for appointing him.

He currently sits on the Transport Select Committee.

He is a member of the Unite and GMB trade unions.