Rt Hon Alan Johnson

Alan Johnson


Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle



Address as

Mr Johnson

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 6637/020 7219 1305


Goodwin Resource Centre, Icehouse Road, Hull, HU3 2HQ
Tel: 01482 219211
Fax: 01482 219211


Electoral history

Member for Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle 1997-2010, for Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle (revised boundaries) since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

PPS to Dawn Primarolo at HM Treasury: as Financial Secretary 1997-99, as Paymaster General 1999; Department of Trade and Industry 1999-2003: Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Competitiveness) 1999-2001, Minister of State 2001-03: (Employment Relations and Regions 2001-02, Employment Relations, Industry and the Regions 2002-03); Minister of State, Department for Education and Skills (Lifelong Learning, Further and Higher Education) 2003-04; Secretary of State for: Work and Pensions 2004-05, Trade and Industry 2005-06, Education and Skills 2006-07, Health 2007-09; Secretary of State for the Home Office (Home Secretary) 2009-10; Shadow Secretary of State for the Home Office (Home Secretary) 2010; Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer 2010-11

Party groups

Member: Southern Regional Executive of Labour Party 1981-87, Member Labour Party National Executive Committee 1995-97, Labour Campaign for Electoral Reform

Select committees

Member: Trade and Industry 1997-98

International bodies

Member World Executive, Postal, Telegraph and Telephone International 1993-97

Political interests

Education, electoral reform, employment, Post Office

General Election 2010 - Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle

Name Party Votes %
Johnson, Alan Lab 13378 42.38%
Ross, Mike Lib Dem 7636 24.19%
Shores, Gary Con 6361 20.16%
Horden, Ken UKIP 1688 5.35%
Scott, Edward BNP 1416 4.49%
Mawer, Peter Eng Dem 876 2.78%
Gibson, Keith TUSC 150 0.48%
Result Lab Hold (7.93% from Lab to Lib Dem)