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Helen Goodman

Bishop Auckland


Helen Goodman was born Helen Catherine Goodman on 02 January 1958 in Nottingham, England and is the Labour MP for Bishop Auckland.

Helen Goodman ceased to be a member of the House of Commons on 03 May 2017 (general election).


In the past, Helen Goodman has held the position of Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Work and Pensions) (2009 to 2010), Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (2008 to 2009), Deputy Leader of the House of Commons (2007 to 2008) in government.

She was Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (2014 to 2015), Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport) (2011 to 2014), Shadow Minister (Justice) (2010 to 2011), Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (2010 to 2010) in opposition.


Helen Goodman has the following specific interests :
Politics - Economics, environment, children, international development, human rights
Countries - Denmark, Czech Republic