Labour MP Jack Dromey, 73, dies ‘suddenly’ in his Birmingham flat: Harriet Harman’s husband passes away as family pay tribute to ‘much loved’ politician who will be ‘greatly missed’
Labour MP Jack Dromey, husband of the party’s former deputy leader Harriet Harman, died suddenly in his flat in Birmingham this morning, a family statement has revealed.
Mr Dromey, 73, served as the MP for Birmingham Erdington from 2010 and was appointed Shadow Minister for Immigration by current leader Keir Starmer in December.
He is understood to have died from natural causes. Mr Dromey and Ms Harman, who married in 1982, share three children, two sons and a daughter.
A statement issued on behalf of Mr Dromey’s family by the Labour Party said: ‘Jack Dromey MP died suddenly this morning aged 73 in his flat in Erdington.
‘He had been a dedicated Member of Parliament for Birmingham Erdington since 2010.
‘He was a much loved husband, father and grandfather, and he will be greatly missed.’
Labour MP Jack Dromey, 73, has died ‘suddenly’. He served as the MP for Birmingham Erdington from 2010
Mr Dromey was married to former Labour deputy leader Harriet Harman. The couple share three children