Jo Gideon

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Jo Gideon

Official portrait of Jo Gideon MP crop 2.jpg
Member of Parliament
for Stoke-on-Trent Central
Assumed office
12 December 2019
Preceded byGareth Snell
Majority670 (2.1%)
Personal details
Born
Joanna Mary Gideon

(1952-11-07) 7 November 1952 (age 67)
Birmingham, England, UK
Political partyConservative
Alma materUniversity of Birmingham

Joanna Mary Gideon MP (born 7 November 1952) is a British Conservative Party politician, who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Stoke-on-Trent Central constituency since the 2019 general election.[1]

In the 2017 general election she stood in Great Grimsby, finishing 2,565 votes behind the Labour victor Melanie Onn.[2] She was elected in May 2019 as a borough councillor on Ashford Borough Council.[3] and is a cabinet member on Ashford Borough Council for Community Safety & Wellbeing.

Gideon earned a degree from the University of Birmingham, and has worked in higher education as a small business owner and a ‘social entrepreneur. She ran a business importing and selling handmade paper.[4]

She has also worked as an aide to Rt Hon. Damian Green MP.[5]

Her daughter is actress Ingrid Oliver.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stoke-on-Trent Central parliamentary constituency - Election 2019". BBC. Retrieved 13 December 2019.
  2. ^ "Great Grimsby". BBC. Retrieved 13 December 2019.
  3. ^ "Cllr Jo Gideon". Ashford Borough Council. Retrieved 13 December 2019.
  4. ^ "Jo Gideon". Who can I vote for. Retrieved 13 December 2019.
  5. ^ "Disclosable Pecuniary Interests Councillor Jo (Joanna) Gideon". Ashford Borough Council. Retrieved 13 December 2019.

External links[edit]

Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Gareth Snell
Member of Parliament
for Stoke-on-Trent Central

2019–present
Incumbent