Rt Hon Hazel Blears MP

Rt Hon Hazel Blears MP

Constituency

Salford and Eccles

Party

Labour

Address as

Hazel Blears

Contact details

Constituency

201 Langworthy Road, Salford, M6 5PW
Tel: 0161 925 0705

Parliamentary

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 6595
blearsh@parliament.uk

Web & Social media

Biography

Electoral history

Post Date
Member for Salford and Eccles 2010-
Member for Salford 1997-10
Contested Bury South General Election 1992
Contested Tatton General Election 1987

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government 2007-09
Minister without Portfolio (Cabinet Office) and Labour Party Chair 2006-07
Minister of State (Home Office) (Policing, Security and Community Safety) 2003-06
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health) 2001-03

Other posts

Post Date
Party Chair, Labour Party 2006-07
Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee 2004-10

Select committees

Post House Date
Intelligence and Security (Joint Committee) Commons 2010-
European Legislation Commons 1997-98

Political interests

Employment, health, arts, urban regeneration

General Election 2010 General Election - Salford and Eccles

Name Party Votes Share Change
Blears, Hazel Lab 16655 40.10% -15.3%
Owen, Norman LD 10930 26.32% 3.5%
Sephton, Matthew Con 8497 20.46% 3.6%
Wingfield, Tina BNP 2632 6.34%
O'Dwyer, Duran UKIP 1084 2.61% -2.3%
Henry, David TUSC 730 1.76%
Morris, Steve Eng Dem 621 1.50%
Carvath, Richard Ind 384 0.92% 0.9%
Majority 5725 13.78%
Turnout 41533 55.02%
Electorate 75483
Result Lab Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2010 for detailed results.