Simon Lightwood British politician Simon Lightwood is a British Labour politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Wakefield since the 2022 by-election 12. Lightwood had previously worked as a staffer for former Labour MP Mary Creagh. References ^ Adu, Aletha (2022-06-18). "Labour's Wakefield candidate Simon Lightwood insists he's not an 'outsider'". mirror. Retrieved 2022-06-24.