Before becoming an MP in 1997, Gareth was a teacher in the constituency he now represents. In his long career in Parliament Gareth has consistently stood up for LGBTQ rights and electoral reform. Formerly Minister for International Development, Gareth is a passionate advocate of the UK's duty to help refugees.
How More United supports Gareth
Gareth is also a vocal campaigner for a low carbon economy, in particular the economic benefits this can bring. He has conducted and published research into energy and climate change.
As the UK enters a crucial phase in the Brexit negotiations, Gareth has partnered with More United to run a series of local events in his constituency to shed light on the challenges facing the UK in this process. By creating a space for dialogue and information sharing, Gareth hopes to bridge the ever-widening divide that Brexit is causing within the community.