Monday, October 28, 2019

John Mann's peerage title gazetted

 _. The life peerage awarded to John Mann has been gazetted in the name, style and title of Baron Mann, of Holbeck Moor in the City of Leeds, 28 October, 2019.

John Mann, Baron Mann (born 10 January 1960) is a British Independent politician who serves as an advisor to the Government on Antisemitism, sitting as a Member of the House of Lords. Prior to being granted a peerage, he was the Labour Party Member of Parliament (MP) for Bassetlaw from the 2001 general election until 28 October 2019.

Mann has served on the Treasury Select Committee. He had previously been the Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) to Tessa Jowell and Richard Caborn. Mann is also a prominent campaigner against antisemitism. On 7 September 2019, he announced that he would not stand as an MP at the next general election and would instead take up full-time role his role as the government's independent adviser on antisemitism, at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, which he had been appointed to on 23 July 2019. Mann was nominated for a life peerage in Boris Johnson's resignation honours list.



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