Conor McGinn was elected to serve as the Member of Parliament for the St Helens North constituency in 2015.
Before his election he represented the socialist societies on the Labour Party National Executive Committee and worked as the Political Advisor to Vernon Coaker, the Shadow Defence Secretary.
Prior to entering politics Conor worked in the voluntary sector on the front-line in mental health and with prisoners and families.
Conor lives in Earlestown. He is married to Kate and they have a one-year-old son. He is originally from county Armagh in Northern Ireland.