Sharon Hodgson

Shadow Minister (Public Health)

Washington and Sunderland West Labour

Sharon Hodgson’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 13 Jun 2018

Recent appearances

  • Tobacco Control Plan 19 Jul 2018

    With the leave of the House, I would like to start my closing remarks by thanking the hon. Member for Harrow East (Bob Blackman) and my hon. Friend the Member for Stockton North (Alex Cunningham), the chair and vice-chair of the very influential and active all-party parliamentary group on smoking and health, for their excellent speeches today and their leadership on this issue. I also thank...
  • Tobacco Control Plan 19 Jul 2018

    It is a pleasure to be here to speak about the tobacco control plan, which celebrated its first anniversary only yesterday, as the Minister said. We are here to discuss the progress of the plan so far in reaching the Government’s goal of a smoke-free generation by 2022. I start by thanking the Government for allowing time for this debate to take place after all the drama and commotion...
  • Tobacco Control Plan 19 Jul 2018

    That is important, especially when, as the Minister has acknowledged, we are in such straitened times when it comes to local authority budgets. I am sure that Fresh north-east will be very grateful for what he has said. Sadly, other areas are not as lucky. They do not have a Fresh north-east; if only they did. Stop smoking services are roughly 300% more effective than quitting by going cold...

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Labour MP for Washington and Sunderland West

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Also represented Gateshead East and Washington West

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Topics of interest

Sharon Hodgson campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Education
  • Department of Health
  • Department for Education
  • Health
  • Work and Pensions
  • Directors
  • Pay
  • Children: Day Care
  • Special Educational Needs
  • Staff

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Public Health) (since 9 Jan 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Public Health) (9 Oct 2016 to 9 Jan 2018)
  • Shadow Minister (Education) (8 May 2015 to 27 Jun 2016)
  • Shadow Minister (Equalities) (7 Oct 2013 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (26 Oct 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Education) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (10 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (10 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, North East Regional Select Committee (3 Mar 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Dawn Primarolo, Minister of State), Department of Health (27 Nov 2008 to 16 Jan 2009)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Bob Ainsworth, Minister of State), Ministry of Defence (4 Aug 2008 to 27 Nov 2008)
  • Member, Children, Schools and Families Committee (26 Nov 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • PPS (Mr Liam Byrne, Minister of State), Home Office (8 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (12 Dec 2005 to 17 Jul 2006)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (19 Jul 2005 to 5 May 2005)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jul 2018.

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Iridium Consultancy
Address of donor: Suite 10, 9211 Gunnery House, Royal Arsenal, Greenwich SE18 6SW

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000

Donor status: company, registration 05581274

(Registered 06 July 2017)
Name of donor: Communication Workers Union York and District Branch
Address of donor: 6 Concept Court, Kettlestring Lane, York YO30 4XF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,056.24

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 06 July 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: All-Party Parliamentary China Group (with sponsorship from John Swire & Sons, HSBC, City of London, Cambridge Assessment, Arup, and EDF Energy)
Address of donor: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights £908.56; accommodation £540.62; food and drink £67.12; meeting and hospitality expenses (inc. interpretation, venue hire) £110.84; total £1,627.14

Destination of visit: China (Guangdong and Guangxi)

Dates of visit: 6 – 10 November 2017

Purpose of visit: To strengthen relations between the UK Parliament and the National People’s Congress of China; to promote British businesses operating in China; and to deepen the understanding of parliamentarians of China.

(Registered 15 November 2017)
Name of donor: (1) Labour Friends of Israel (2) Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: (1) BM LFI, London WC1N 3XX (2) 9 Yitzhak Rabin Blvd., Kiryat Ben-Gurion, Jerusalem 9103001

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) flights, accommodation and meals with a value of £1,600 (2) fast track access through security check, passport control, registration and customs, and some hospitality, value £100

Destination of visit: Israel and Palestinian territories

Dates of visit: 27-31 May 2018

Purpose of visit: Fact-finding visit. Meeting with Israeli and Palestinian co-existence campaigners, politicians, academics and diplomats.

(Registered 12 June 2018)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my husband, Alan Hodgson, as Office Manager.

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