Stephen Timms, MP


Stephen Timms is a Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament for East Ham since 1997. Timms had retained the earlier Newham North East seat for his party at the 1994 byelection. Timms served in the Government for several periods, as the Financial Secretary to the Treasury from 1999 to 2001, 2004 to 2005, and 2008 to 2010. He was also in the Cabinet from 2006 to 2007 as the Chief Secretary to the Treasury from 2006 to 2007.

Image courtesy of (CC BY 3.0)