Gerry Sutcliffe

Gerry Sutcliffe


Bradford South



Address as

Mr Sutcliffe

Contact details


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 3247
Fax: 020 7219 1227


Gumption Business Centre, Glydegate, Bradford, BD5 0BQ
Tel: 01274 288688
Fax: 01274 288689


Electoral history

Member for Bradford South 9 June 1994 by-election to 2010, for Bradford South (revised boundary) since 6 May 2010 general election

Parliamentary career

PPS: to Harriet Harman as Secretary of State for Social Security and Minister for Women 1997-98, to Stephen Byers as: Chief Secretary, HM Treasury July-December 1998, Secretary of State for Trade and Industry 1999; Assistant Government Whip 1999-2001; Government Whip 2000-03; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State: Department of Trade and Industry 2003-06: (Employment Relations, Competition and Consumers 2003-04, Employment Relations, Consumers and Postal Services 2004-05, Employment Relations and Consumer Affairs 2005-06), Home Office/Ministry of Justice (Criminal Justice and Offender Management) 2006-07, Department for Culture, Media and Sport (Minister for Sport) 2007-10; Shadow Minister for: Culture, Media and Sport 2010, Security and Counter Terrorism 2010-11

Select committees

Member: Public Accounts 1996-98, Unopposed Bills (Panel) 1997-99, Selection 2001-03, Culture, Media and Sport 2011-

Councils, public bodies

Bradford City Council: Councillor 1982-94, Leader 1992-94

Political interests

Employment, local and regional government

Countries of interest

Bangladesh, European Union, India, Pakistan

General Election 2010 - Bradford South

Name Party Votes %
Sutcliffe, Gerry Lab 15682 41.15%
Palmer, Matt Con 11060 29.02%
Griffiths, Alun Lib Dem 6948 18.23%
Sutton, Sharon BNP 2651 6.96%
Illingworth, Jamie UKIP 1339 3.52%
Lewthwaite, James DN 315 0.83%
Result Lab Hold (5.93% from Lab to Con)