Colleen Fletcher

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Colleen Fletcher

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Member of Parliament
for Coventry North East
Assumed office
8 May 2015
Preceded byBob Ainsworth
Majority15,580 (33.5%)
Personal details
Born
Colleen Margaret Dalton

(1954-11-23) 23 November 1954 (age 64)
Coventry, England
Political partyLabour
Spouse(s)Ian Fletcher (1972–present)
Alma materHenley College Coventry

Colleen Margaret Fletcher MP (née Dalton, born 23 November 1954) is an English Labour Party politician. She was first elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Coventry North East since May 2015.[1]

The daughter of Coventry Labour councillor Dot Dalton, Fletcher was born and educated in the constituency she now represents, attending Richard Lee Primary School, Lyng Hall Comprehensive School and Henley College.[2] She was first elected to Coventry City Council at the Wyken by-election which followed her mother's death in 1992, before losing her seat in 2004. She was re-elected in the neighbouring Upper Stoke ward in 2011, standing down in 2015 on her election to as MP.

She married Ian Fletcher in 1972; the couple have two sons.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Coventry North East Parliamentary constituency". Election 2015. BBC News. 2015. Retrieved 9 May 2015.
  2. ^ Reid, Les (14 December 2013). "Colleen Fletcher selected as Labour candidate for Coventry North East". coventrytelegraph. Retrieved 3 January 2017.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Bob Ainsworth
Member of Parliament
for Coventry North East

2015–present
Incumbent