Anna Healy, Baroness Healy of Primrose Hill

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Anna Mary Healy, Baroness Healy of Primrose Hill (born 10 May 1955) is a British Labour politician and member of the House of Lords.

She graduated with a BA in Modern History & Politics from Royal Holloway College in 1976 and has worked for the Labour Party since 1978. She was special adviser to Harriet Harman when Leader of the Commons and John Prescott as Deputy Prime Minister. She worked in the Cabinet Office under Tony Blair's premiership and was then Senior Parliamentary Press Officer for the Labour Party for six years. She has also worked for Jack Cunningham, Mo Mowlam, and Gus Macdonald.

She was created a life peer taking the title Baroness Healy of Primrose Hill, of Primrose Hill in the London Borough of Camden, on 19 July 2010.[1][2][3] She sits on the Lords Committee on HIV and AIDS.

Healy married Jon Cruddas, Labour MP, in 1992.[4][5] They have one son, Emmett, a radio DJ with the famous Edinburgh CA$H ONLY collective. Healy and Cruddas live in his constituency in Dagenham, although they have another home in Notting Hill.


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  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-12-27. Retrieved 2011-02-20. 
  3. ^ The London Gazette: no. 59495. p. 14001. 22 July 2010.
  4. ^ Jackie Ashley: During the Labour conference, Jon Cruddas has emerged as a new force in the party |, Wednesday 24 September 2008
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