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Candidate

  Ann Coffey
Stockport
Parliamentary Private Secretary to Rt Hon Alistair Darling, Secretary of State for Social Security

Elected in 2001? Yes
Personal details
Married 1973, marriage dissolved 1989
1 daughter

Education
Nairn Academy
Bodmin and Bushey Grammar Schools
Polytechnic of South Bank, London (BSc sociology 1967)
Walsall College of Education (Postgraduate Certificate in Education 1971)
Manchester University (MSc psychiatric social work 1977).

Non-political career
Trainee Social Worker, Walsall Social Services 1971-72
Social Worker: Birmingham 1972-73
Gwynedd 1973-74
Wolverhampton 1974-75
Stockport 1977-82
Cheshire 1982-88
Team Leader, Fostering, Oldham Social Services 1988-92.

Electoral history
Contested Cheadle 1987 general election. Member for Stockport since April 9, 1992.

Political career
Joint PPS to Tony Blair as Prime Minister 1997-98
PPS to Alistair Darling as Secretary of State for Social Security 1998-.

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