Julie Elliott

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Julie Elliott
Member of Parliament
for Sunderland Central
Assumed office
6 May 2010
Preceded by New constituency
Majority 11,179 (26.8%)
Personal details
Born (1963-07-29) 29 July 1963 (age 52)
Sunderland, County Durham, England
Nationality British
Political party Labour
Alma mater Newcastle Polytechnic
Website http://julie4sunderland.co.uk/

Julie Elliott (born 29 July 1963) is a British Labour Party politician, who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Sunderland Central since 2010[1] and was re-elected in 2015 with 20,959 votes.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Elliott was born in Whitburn in Sunderland and educated at Seaham Northlea Comprehensive, and gained a degree in Government and Public Policy at Newcastle Polytechnic.[3][4]

Elliott has worked for the National Asthma Campaign and as a regional organiser for the GMB Trade Union, and raised four children.[3][4]

Political career[edit]

Elliott joined the Labour Party in 1984, and has held office at branch, constituency and regional level since then.[4]

Since her election in 2010, Elliott has served on the European Scrutiny Committee and the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee[5] and is Co-Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Primary Care and Public Health.[4]

She is Parliamentary Private Secretary to Caroline Flint and in 2013 she was appointed as Shadow Minister for Climate Change.[4]


  1. ^ "Sunderland Central". BBC News. Retrieved 6 May 2010. 
  2. ^ https://yournextmp.com/constituency/65586/sunderland-central
  3. ^ a b "About Julie". Julie Elliott MP. Retrieved 23 March 2015. 
  4. ^ a b c d e "Julie Elliott". Politics.co.uk. Retrieved 23 March 2015. 
  5. ^ "Julie Elliott MP". UK Parliament. Retrieved 23 March 2015. 

External links[edit]

Parliament of the United Kingdom
New constituency Member of Parliament for Sunderland Central