Mrs Sharon Hodgson MP

Washington and Sunderland West
Mrs Hodgson
Labour

Electoral history

Constituency Date
Member for Washington and Sunderland West May 2015 -
Member for Washington and Sunderland West May 2010 - Mar 2015
Member for Gateshead East and Washington West May 2005 - May 2010

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Shadow Minister (Public Health) Oct 2016 -
Shadow Minister (Education) May 2015 - Jun 2016
Shadow Minister (Equalities) Oct 2013 - Sep 2015
Shadow Minister (Education) Oct 2010 - Oct 2013
Opposition Whip (Commons) May 2010 - Oct 2010
Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) Jun 2009 - May 2010

Select committees

Committee House Date
Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) Oct 2010 - Mar 2015
North East Regional Select Committee Mar 2009 - May 2010
Children, Schools and Families Nov 2007 - May 2010
European Scrutiny Committee Dec 2005 - Jul 2006
Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) Jul 2005 - May 2005
Regulatory Reform Jul 2005 - May 2010

Political Interests

North/South divide, employment (especially green and engineering/manufacturing jobs), education, special educational needs and disabilities, health (especially cancer and public health issues), transport, child poverty, child hunger and nutrition, free school meals, ticket touting, arts education, basketball, culture (especially arts, creative industries and heritage), LGBT issues, automotive industry.