Margaret Hodge MP Barking, Labour


  • Tel 020 7219 6666

  • Email:

  • Website: Margaret Hodge website

  • Constituency address

    102 North Street, Barking IG11 8LA United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
Margaret Hodge

Most spoken phrases

Last updated 3rd Jun 2009

  1. Israeli settlements
  2. Northcote Road shops
  3. Dangerous dogs petition
  4. Clapham Junction tube
  5. Heathrow expansion
  6. Health services
  7. Fly tipping

This information is based on the most frequently spoken phrases by this representative.


  • Born:

  • Positions

    Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Education and Employment (Employment and Equal Opportunities) 1998-2001; Minister of State: Department for Education and Skills 2001-05: (Lifelong Learning and Higher Education 2001-03, Lifelong Learning, Further and Higher Education 2003, Children, Young People and Families 2003-05), Department for Work and Pensions (Employment and Welfare Reform) 2005-06, Department of Trade and Industry (Industry and the Regions) 2006-07, Department for Culture, Media and Sport 2007-08, 2009-10 (Culture, Creative Industries and Tourism 2007-08, Culture and Tourism 2009-10); Shadow Minister for Culture, Media and Sport 2010; Chair, Public Accounts Commission 2010-.
  • House of Commons Select Committees

    Liaison; Public Accounts.
  • Electoral history

    Member for Barking 1994 by-election to 2010, for Barking (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    Education, economy, local and regional government, housing, inner cities, democratic reform, London government.
  • Party groups

    Progress; Member, Labour Party Local Government Committee 1983-92; Chair, London Group of Labour MPs 1995-98; Labour Women's Network; Chair, Fabian Executive Committee 1997-98.
  • Countries of interest


Election record for Barking, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Labour 53.96%
Conservative 17.69%
British National Party 14.51%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Hodge, Margaret Labour 24,628 53.96
Marcus, Simon Conservative 8,073 17.69
Griffin, Nick British National Party 6,620 14.51
Carman, Dominic Liberal Democrat 3,719 8.15
Maloney, Frank UK Independence Party 1,300 2.85
Hargreaves, George Christian 482 1.06
Forbes, Jayne Green 317 0.7
Dowling, Christopher Loony 82 0.18
Darwood, Thomas Independent 77 0.17
Sijuwola, Dapo Restoration 45 0.1
Majority 16,555 votes
Electorate 73,864
Turnout (45,649) 61.8%

Registered interests

Registrable shareholdings: Stemcor Holdings Ltd.; international steel trading.

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