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Nick Raynsford

Wyvill Richard Nicolls Raynsford (born January 28, 1945), known as Nick Raynsford, was born in Northampton and educated at Repton School and Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge University.

He has been a Member of Parliament for the Labour Party since 1987:

His majority in the 2001 British General Election was 13,433 (receiving 60.52% of votes cast).

On May 29, 2002 he was appointed Minister of State for Local Government and the Regions with special responsibility for local government, English regions, electoral law, fire, health and safety and London.