Helen Jones MP – Working Hard for Warrington North
Helen Jones has been the Labour Member of Parliament for Warrington North since the 1997 General Election. Helen was re-elected in June 2017 with 56% of the vote and an 9,582 majority.
In opposition, Helen has served as a Shadow Justice Minister, a Shadow Local Government Minister with responsibility for local government finance and a Shadow Home Office Minister responsible for tackling violence against women.
In 2015, she was elected as the first chair of the new Select Committee on Petitions and was re-elected in this parliament. The committee has lead many of the most watched debates in parliament and undetaken important enquiries into issues as diverse as funding for research into brain tumours, which led to a pledge of £40 million more funding and discrimination against women in workplace dress codes. The committee is currently finishing an enquiry into the abuse of people with disabilities on social media and was the first committee to publish draft conclusions for public consultation. You can find out more about the committee here.
Helen has lived in Warrington for over 20 years with her husband and son. In her spare time she enjoys going to the theatre, gardening and reading.
Helen is passionate about supporting charities doing great work for people in Warrington North, particularly the Stroke Association, which is very close to her heart. She regularly attends charity events to show her support.
For Helen, the week is split between spending time in Warrington North, hearing the concerns and issues raised by her constituents, and staying in London where she represents Warrington North in Parliament.
01925 232 480 | email@example.com | Helen Jones MP, Gilbert Wakefield House, 67 Bewsey Street, Warrington, WA2 7JQ
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