Rt Hon Caroline Flint

Caroline Flint


Don Valley



Address as

Ms Flint

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 4407
Fax: 020 7219 1277


Meteor House, First Avenue, Auckley, Doncaster, DN9 3GA
Tel: 01302 623330
Fax: 01302 775099


Electoral history

Member for Don Valley 1997-2010, for Don Valley (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

Joint PPS to Ministers of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office 1999-2001; PPS: to Peter Hain as Minister of State: Department of Trade and Industry 2001, Foreign and Commonwealth Office 2001-02, to John Reid: as Minister without Portfolio and Party Chair 2002-03, as Leader of the House of Commons and President of the Council 2003; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (PUSS), Home Office 2003-05; Department of Health 2005-07: PUSS (Public Health) 2005-06, Minister of State (MoS) (Public Health) 2006-07; MoS, Department for Work and Pensions (Minister for Employment and Welfare Reform) 2007-08; Minister for Yorkshire and the Humber 2007-08; Minister for Housing and Planning (attending Cabinet), Department for Communities and Local Government 2008; Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Europe) 2008-09; Shadow Secretary of State for: Communities and Local Government 2010-11, Energy and Climate Change 2011-

Party groups

National Women's Officer, Labour Students 1983-85; Executive Member, Labour Co-ordinating Committee 1984-85; Chair, Brentford and Isleworth Constituency Labour Party 1991-95; Branch Chair, Branch Secretary and GC Delegate; Facilitator, Labour National Policy Forums 1994-97; Associate Editor, Renewal 1995-2000; Labour Party adviser to Police Federation of England and Wales 1999; Member: Fabian Society, Trade Union Group of Labour MPs, Progress

Select committees

Member: Education and Employment 1997-99, Education and Employment (Education Sub-Committee) 1997-99, Administration 2001-05, Modernisation of the House of Commons 2003

International bodies

Member: Inter-Parliamentary Union 1997-, British American Parliamentary Group 1997-

Political interests

Employment, education and training, childcare, welfare to work, family friendly employment, crime, anti-social behaviour, House of Commons modernisation, education

General Election 2010 - Don Valley

Name Party Votes %
Flint, Caroline Lab 16472 37.82%
Stephens, Matt Con 12877 29.57%
Simpson, Edwin Lib Dem 7422 17.04%
Toseland, Erwin BNP 2112 4.85%
Shaw, William UKIP 1904 4.38%
Aston, Bernie Eng Dem 1756 4.04%
Williams, Martin Ind 887 2.04%
Result Lab Hold (10.65% from Lab to Con)