Sharon Hodgson

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Sharon Hodgson

British Labour Party politician, who has been the Member of Parliament for Washington and Sunderland West since 2010 add

Category: Politics

Born in 1966.

Countries: United Kingdom (77%), United States (15%), (8%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Dawn Butler, Ed Miliband, Member of parliament

Linked to: Labour Party, Leader of the Labour Party, Newcastle College, Constituency Labour Party

 

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Sharon Hodgson was born in 1966 add something

 

"'Sharon Hodgson"' is a British Labour Party politician, who has been the Member of Parliament for Washington and Sunderland West since 2010 add something


1990

She married Alan Hodgson in June 1990 in Gateshead add something


1998

She was elected for two years as the women's officer within the Tyne Bridge Constituency Labour Party in 1998 add something


2000

In 2000, she became the local Party organiser for two years in the Mitcham and Morden constituency, helping the sitting Labour MP Siobhain McDonagh to be re-elected at the 2001 General Election add something


2002

In 2002 she was elected as the secretary of the Mitcham and Morden CLP in the London Borough of Merton add something


2004

In 2004 Hodgson was chosen as the Labour candidate for the 2005 General Election for Gateshead East and Washington West add something


2005

In Parliament she has served on a number of select committees since her election in 2005, including the North East Regional Committee and the Children Schools and Families Committee add something

 

Hodgson held the seat with a majority of 13,407, and made her maiden speech on 25 May 2005 add something


2006

David Clelland, the current MP for Tyne Bridge was chosen in December 2006 by Labour Party members to fight the new seat of Gateshead at the next election add something


2007

Following her defeat in Gateshead, Hodgson announced her intention to run for selection as the Labour Party candidate for the new Washington and Sunderland West seat in September 2007, and she was selected add something


2009

Dawn Butler - Butler was named female MP of the year at the 2009 Women in Public Life *awards, beating fellow Labour MPs Margaret Moran and Sharon Hodgson


2010

She won the seat in the 2010 General Election add something

 

Back in opposition, the new Labour Leader, Ed Miliband, appointed her Shadow Children and Families Minister in October 2010 add something


2016

Following Jeremy Corbyn's re-election as Leader of the Labour Party in 2016, Sharon Hodgson became Shadow Minister for Public Health add something