Warrington North (House of Commons)
Ms Helen Jones MP (Labour)
Surgery: Suite 9
Gilbert Wakefield House
67 Bewsey Street
Surgery Tel: 01925 232480
MP Since - 1997 Majority - 6,771 Born - 24/12/1954. Married, 1 son. Education - Ursuline Convent, Chester, University College, London, Chester College, University of Liverpool, Manchester Metropolitan University (BA Hons, PGCE, MEd, CPE, LSF).
Previous Occupation - English Teacher, Development Officer (MIND), Justice and Peace Officer, Liverpool Archdiocese. Solicitor.
Personal Overview - New Member (inherited seat from Labour veteran Doug Hoyle - last minute retiree from the Commons) who entered House at third attempt (Shropshire North 1983, Ellesmere Port & Neston 1987). A highly qualified professional, with experience as both a Teacher and a Solicitor.
Political History - Contested Shropshire North (1983), Lancashire Central (European Election - 1984), Ellesmere Port & Neston (1987), Member for Warrington North (1997-). Honorary Secretary of the Parliamentary Labour Party Home Affairs Committee (2001-). Member of the Catering Select Committee (1997-98), member of the Public Administration Select Committee (1998-2000), Education & Employment Select Committee, Education Sub-Committee (1999-01). Member of the Education & Skills Select Committee (2003-07). Member of the Administration Select Committee (2005-07). PPS to Rt. Hon Dawn Primarolo (Health) (2007-10). Assistant Government Whip (2008-09). Vice Chamberlain of HM Household (2009-2010). Opposition Whip (2010-). Shadow Minister for Justice (2010). Shadow Deputy Leader of the House (2010-11). Shadow Minister, Department for Communities and Local Government (2011-12). Shadow Minister for the Home Office (2013-).
Characteristics - Likely to have strong interests in Educational issues, with her background implying an active social awareness.
Business Tel: 020 7219 4048
Interests: Law & Order,Education & Training,Charities,Religious Matters
- Friends of CAFOD (Catholic Agency for Overseas Development) Group (Member)
- Cleaning and Hygiene Group (Member)
- Stroke Group (Chairman)
- Britain-Bermuda Group (Member)
- British-Canadian Group (Member)
- Hungary Group (Member)
- British-South Africa Group (Vice Chairman)
North West (European Parliament)
Mr Steven Woolfe MEP (UKIP)
MEP Since - 2014. Born - 19. Married, 1 daughter.
Education - St Bernards Roman Catholic school. St Bede's Roman Catholic Independent College. Aberystwyth University (Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.). Inns of Court School of Law.
Previous Occupation - Barrister, Chambers in Inner Temple (1992-1996). Legal And Compliance Analyst at UBS (1996-1997). Counsel at Taylor Wessing (November 1997-November 1999). Counsel, DLA Piper (October 1999-September 2000). Deputy Head of Compliance, Standard Bank (September 2003-August 2004). Senior Compliance Consultant & Partner, Aurelius Compliance Consultants (September 2000-February 2007). General Counsel, Boyer Allan Investment Management LLP (February 2006-March 2012). General Counsel Consultant, MercuryJove Advisers (May 2012-2014). Legal and Regulatory Consultant to financial institutions.
Personal Overview - He was born in Moss Side, Manchester and grew up in the suburban area of Burnage. From a legal background, having won a scholarship to St Bede's Roman Catholic Independent College he then studied law at university. He was a Barrister and worked as a Lawyer in the City of London before becoming a general counsel for hedge fund managers and acting as a legal and regulatory consultant to financial institutions. With his career experience in Legal and Financial matters it is not surprising that he has been the party spokesman on Financial Services, where he has debated the impact of EU financial regulations on the UK on a number of political TV and Radio programmes.
Political History - UKIP Financial Services Spokesman (2010-13). MEP North West Region (2014-). Member of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (2014-).
Other Information - He was University Law Debating Champion (1990) and reached the Quarter Finals of the World Debating Championship (Glasgow) (1990).
Intergroups - N/a.
Business Tel: +32(0)2 28 45115
Interests: Business & Finance,Law & Order
- Economic & Monetary Affairs (Member)
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