Rt Hon John Healey MP

Rt Hon John Healey MP


Wentworth and Dearne



Address as

John Healey

Contact details


79 High Street, Wath upon Dearne, Rotherham, S63 7QB
Tel: 01709 875943


House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 6359
Fax: 020 7219 2451

Web & Social media


Electoral history

Post Date
Member for Wentworth and Dearne 2010-
Member for Wentworth 1997-10
Contested Ryedale General Election 1992

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Shadow Secretary of State for Health 2010-11
Shadow Minister (Housing and Planning) 2010-10
Minister of State (Department for Communities and Local Government) (Housing) 2009-10
Minister of State (Department of Communities and Local Government) (Local Government) 2007-09
Financial Secretary (HM Treasury) 2005-07
Economic Secretary (HM Treasury) 2002-05
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education and Skills) 2001-02

Select committees

Post House Date
Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission Commons 2007-09
Public Accounts Committee Commons 2005-07
Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee) Commons 2004-09
Employment Sub-committee Commons 1997-99
Education & Employment Commons 1997-99

Political interests

Employment, trade unions, economic regeneration, industrial relations, disability, local and regional government

General Election 2010 General Election - Wentworth and Dearne

Name Party Votes Share Change
Healey, John Lab 21316 50.62% -11.2%
Donelan, Michelle Con 7396 17.57% 3.8%
Love, Nick LD 6787 16.12% -0.1%
Wilkinson, John UKIP 3418 8.12% 4.6%
Baldwin, George BNP 3189 7.57%
Majority 13920 33.06%
Turnout 42106 58.01%
Electorate 72586
Result Lab Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2010 for detailed results.