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Helen Goodman MP

Bishop Auckland


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


Currently sitting on the Procedure Committee (since September 2017), Helen Goodman does not chair at this time.

She has in the past sat on Procedure Committee (Feb 2016 to May 2017), Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (Oct 2015 to May 2017), Treasury Committee (Jul 2015 to May 2017), Procedure Committee (Mar 2011 to Jan 2014), Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (Oct 2010 to Mar 2015), Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee) (Mar 2007 to Aug 2007), Public Accounts Committee (Jul 2005 to Jun 2007).


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

You can contact Helen Goodman in the following ways:




1 Cockton Hill Road, Bishop Auckland, DL14 6EN

Phone : 01388 603075

Fax : 01388 603075


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA

Phone : 020 7219 4346

Fax : 020 7219 0444

Email : goodmanh@parliament.uk