Helen Goodman

Helen Goodman is no longer a Member, but was most recently the Labour MP for Bishop Auckland, and left the Commons on 6 November 2019.

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Parliamentary career

Find out about the Parliamentary career of Helen Goodman, including posts and roles held.

Previous

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Representations

Bishop Auckland
Elected 4 times
5 May 2005 - 6 November 2019
Commons

Party affiliation

Labour
5 May 2005 - 6 November 2019

Government posts

Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Work and Pensions)
Department for Work and Pensions
9 June 2009 - 6 May 2010
Commons
Assistant Whip (HM Treasury)
HM Treasury
5 October 2008 - 9 June 2009
Commons
Deputy Leader of the House of Commons
Office of the Leader of the House of Commons
2 July 2007 - 5 October 2008
Commons

House membership

Commons
Helen Goodman
5 May 2005 - 6 November 2019

Opposition posts

Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
6 July 2017 - 6 November 2019
Commons
Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions)
Department for Work and Pensions
3 December 2014 - 18 September 2015
Commons
Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport)
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
7 October 2011 - 3 December 2014
Commons
Shadow Minister (Justice)
Ministry of Justice
8 October 2010 - 7 October 2011
Commons
Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
Department for Work and Pensions
12 May 2010 - 8 October 2010
Commons

Committee memberships

Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee)
31 October 2017 - 6 November 2019
Commons
Procedure Committee
11 September 2017 - 6 November 2019
Commons
Procedure Committee
1 February 2016 - 3 May 2017
Commons
Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee)
28 October 2015 - 3 May 2017
Commons
Treasury Committee
8 July 2015 - 3 May 2017
Commons
Procedure Committee
1 March 2011 - 27 January 2014
Commons
Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee)
26 October 2010 - 30 March 2015
Commons
Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee)
18 March 2007 - 3 August 2007
Commons
Public Accounts Committee
12 July 2005 - 4 June 2007
Commons