Helen Goodman MP Bishop Auckland, Labour, Shadow Minister for Welfare Reform


  • Tel 020 7219 4346

  • Fax 020 7219 0444

  • Email:

  • Website: Helen Goodman website

  • Constituency address

    1 Cockton Hill Road, Bishop Auckland DL14 6EN United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
Helen Goodman

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

    PPS to Harriet Harman as Minister of State, Ministry of Justice 2007; Parliamentary Secretary, Office of the Leader of the House of Commons 2007-08; Assistant Government Whip 2008-09; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Work and Pensions 2009-10; Shadow Minister for: Work and Pensions 2010, Justice 2010-11, Culture, Media and Sport 2011-14, Welfare Reform 2014-.
  • Electoral history

    Member for Bishop Auckland 2005-10, for Bishop Auckland (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election.
  • Political interests

    Economics, environment, children, international development, human rights.
  • Party groups

    Chair Camden Co-operative Party 1997-98; Member National Policy Forum 2005-07.
  • Countries of interest

    Czech Republic, Denmark.

Election record for Bishop Auckland, 05 Jun 2010

Party Percentage of votes
Labour 38.89%
Conservative 26.23%
Liberal Democrat 22.3%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Goodman, Helen Labour 16,023 38.89
Harrison, Barbara Conservative 10,805 26.23
Wilkes, Mark Liberal Democrat 9,189 22.3
Walker, Adam British National Party 2,036 4.95
Zair, Sam LLPBPP 1,964 4.77
Brothers, David UK Independence Party 1,119 2.72
Majority 5,218 votes
Electorate 68,368
Turnout (41,209) 60.28%

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