Sharon Hodgson

Sharon Hodgson


Washington and Sunderland West



Address as

Ms Hodgson

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 5160
Fax: 020 7219 4493


Suites 1 and 1A, Vermont House, Concord, Washington, NE37 2SQ
Tel: 0191-417 2000


Electoral history

Member for Gateshead East and Washington West 2005-10, for Washington and Sunderland West since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

PPS to: Liam Byrne as Minister of State, Home Office 2006-07, Bob Ainsworth as Minister of State, Ministry of Defence 2007-08, Dawn Primarolo as Minister of State, Department of Health 2008-09; Assistant Government Whip 2009-10; Opposition Whip 2010; Shadow Minister for Education 2010-

Party groups

Women's officer, Tyne Bridge CLP 1998-2000; Constituency secretary, Mitcham and Morden CLP 2002-05

Select committees

Member: Regulatory Reform 2005-10, European Scrutiny 2006, Court of Referees 2007-10, Children, Schools and Families 2007-10, North East 2009-10, Ecclesiastical Committee

Political interests

North/South divide, employment (especially green jobs), education (especially special educational needs), health (especially cancer issues), transport, child poverty, affordable energy, free school meals

General Election 2010 - Washington and Sunderland West

Name Party Votes %
Hodgson, Sharon Lab 19615 52.27%
Cuthbert, Ian Con 8157 21.74%
Andras, Peter Lib Dem 6382 17.01%
McDonald, Ian BNP 1913 5.1%
Hudson, Linda UKIP 1267 3.38%
Result Lab Hold (11.64% from Lab to Con)