Helen Jackson

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Helen Jackson
CBE
Member of Parliament
for Sheffield Hillsborough
In office
9 April 1992 – 5 May 2005
Preceded by Martin Flannery
Succeeded by Angela Smith
Personal details
Born (1939-05-19) 19 May 1939 (age 75)
Nationality British
Political party Labour
Spouse(s) Keith Jackson (divorced)
Alma mater St Hilda's College, Oxford

Helen Margaret Jackson CBE (née Price, born 19 May 1939) is a British politician. She was Labour member of Parliament for Sheffield Hillsborough from 1992 until she stepped down at the 2005 general election.

She went to the independent Berkhamsted School for Girls. She studied at St Hilda's College, Oxford, where she gained an MA degree in Modern History in 1960. She went to the C.F. Mott College of Education (which later became Liverpool Polytechnic), gaining a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) in 1972. Between 1960 and 1961, she worked as assistant librarian at the Queen's College, Oxford. From 1961 to 1962, Jackson was an assistant teacher in Stoke on Trent. She was a teacher in Lancashire between 1972 and 1974, and in Sheffield from 1974 from 1980. She was on the Labour party's National Executive Committee.

Jackson was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2010 New Year Honours for her services to the Women and Pensions Network and the community in South Yorkshire.[1][2]

Family[edit]

She married Keith Jackson in 1960, but divorced in 1998. They have two sons and one daughter.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Martin Flannery
Member of Parliament for Sheffield Hillsborough
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Succeeded by
Angela Smith