Neil Coyle

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Neil Coyle
MP
Official portrait of Neil Coyle crop 2.jpg
Official Parliamentary portrait, June 2017
Member of Parliament
for Bermondsey and Old Southwark
Assumed office
7 May 2015
Preceded by Simon Hughes
Majority 12,972 (22.1%)
Member of the Southwark London Borough Council
for Newington
In office
6 May 2010 – 22 March 2016
Preceded by James Gurling
Succeeded by James Coldwell
Personal details
Born (1978-12-30) 30 December 1978 (age 41)
Website https://www.parliament.uk/biographies/commons/neil-coyle/4368


Neil Coyle (born 30 December 1978) is the Member of Parliament (MP) for Bermondsey and Old Southwark, first elected at the 2015 general election.

Coyle also served the constituency as a councillor, taking his place in the Newington ward in 2010. After his re-election as a councillor in 2014, Coyle became Deputy Mayor of the London Borough of Southwark.

Alongside his role as trustee for a local mental health charity and the North Southwark Environment Trust, he is also a national policy and campaigns advisor on social care and tackling poverty. He has raised funds for the Evelina Children's Hospital and for a local Garden Farm.

Neil Coyle was one of 36 Labour MPs to nominate Jeremy Corbyn as a candidate in the Labour leadership election of 2015.

At the 2017 snap general election, Coyle was re-elected with an increased majority.