He was born on the same day as Jeremy Wright, the Conservative MP for Kenilworth and Southam. Tim Iredale grew up in Huddersfield and attended Shelley High School on Huddersfield Road in Shelley, West Yorkshire.
Tim Iredale is the BBC Political Editor for Yorkshire and Lincolnshire (broadcast from Belmont). He covers the region which was home to some of the most familiar political heavyweights, including John Prescott (Baron Prescott), Alan Johnson and David Davis.
He worked in Exeter for a local newspaper.
In September 2009 he became the main presenter for the region's Politics Show, broadcast Sundays on BBC1. This had been presented by Clare Frisby, and previous to her, Cathy Killick. He has also acted as a political reporter (known as a network correspondent) for Radio 4's news programmes. The Politics Show became Sunday Politics.
He is also a regular presenter of the Look North programme.
- Len Tingle, BBC Political Editor for Yorkshire (west, north and south, broadcast from Emley Moor)
| Presenter of Sunday Politics Yorkshire
September 2009 -
|| Political Editor of BBC Yorkshire and Lincolnshire
|| Chief Political Correspondent of ITV Yorkshire
2001 – 2006