Alan Johnson

Former Labour MP for Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle

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Alan Johnson is a former MP for Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle.

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Former Labour MP for Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election


Topics of interest

Alan Johnson campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Home Department
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Department of Health
  • Health
  • Cremation
  • Police: Accountability
  • Police: Finance
  • Icelandic-Water Trawlermen Compensation Scheme
  • Antisocial Behaviour Orders

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer ( 8 Oct 2010 to 20 Jan 2011)
  • Shadow Home Secretary and Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • The Secretary of State for the Home Department ( 6 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • The Secretary of State for Health (28 Jun 2007 to 5 Jun 2009)
  • Secretary of State for Education and Skills ( 5 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Secretary of State for Trade and Industry ( 6 May 2005 to 5 May 2006)
  • The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions ( 9 Sep 2004 to 6 May 2005)
  • Minister of State (Education and Skills) (Lifelong Learning, Further and Higher Education) (13 Jun 2003 to 9 Sep 2004)
  • Minister of State (Employment Relations, Industry & the Regions) (11 Jun 2001 to 13 Jun 2003)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Trade and Industry) (29 Jul 1999 to 7 Jun 2001)
  • Member, Trade & Industry Committee ( 9 Jul 1997 to 19 Feb 1998)
  • Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee ( 1 Aug 1995 to 1 Aug 1997)

Future MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • London Attacks 23 Mar 2017

    The Prime Minister is dealing with this outrage in a calm and assured way. Does she agree that an effective counter-terrorism strategy designed to prepare, protect and pursue would be inadequate without the strand of prevent? In that vein, will she assure the House that across all 43 constabularies there will be neighbourhood policing teams visible to, and contactable by, the public, which is...
  • Council Funding and Social Care — [Mr Adrian Bailey in the Chair] 22 Feb 2017

    Will the Minister give way?
  • Council Funding and Social Care — [Mr Adrian Bailey in the Chair] 22 Feb 2017

    He already is, so just in case I lose my two minutes, I have a question for the Minister. He has a letter from the chief executive of Hull City Council, Matt Jukes. I have mentioned the disgraceful behaviour of the Secretary of State not committing himself to a meeting that he himself had suggested. Will the Minister commit to having that meeting, at which we can look at the latest round of...

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