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Biography

Rt Hon Dame Rosie Winterton

Constituency
Doncaster Central

Introduction

Rt Hon Dame Rosie Winterton was born Rosalie Winterton on 10 August 1958 in Leicester , England and is the Labour MP for Doncaster Central.

Rt Hon Dame Rosie Winterton ceased to be a member of the House of Commons on 03 May 2017 (general election).

Posts

In the past, Dame Rosie Winterton has held the position of Minister of State (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (Regional Economic Development and Co-ordination); (also in the Department for Communities and Local Government) (2009 to 2010), Minister of State (Department for Communities and Local Government) (Local Government) (also in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (2009 to 2010), Minister of State (Department for Work and Pensions) (Pensions Reform) and Minister (Yorkshire and the Humber) (2008 to 2009), Minister of State (Regional Affairs) (Yorkshire and the Humber) (2008 to 2010), Minister of State (Department for Transport) (2007 to 2008), Minister of State (Department of Health) (Health Services) (2003 to 2007), Parliamentary Secretary (Lord Chancellor's Department) (2001 to 2003) in government.

She was Opposition Chief Whip (Commons) (2010 to 2016), Shadow Leader of the House of Commons (2010 to 2010), Shadow Minister (Women) (2010 to 2010) in opposition.

Interests

Dame Rosie Winterton has the following specific interests :
Politics - Regional policy, employment, transport, housing, home affairs