Mr Barry Sheerman MP

Mr Barry Sheerman MP

Constituency

Huddersfield

Party

Labour (Co-op)

Address as

Mr Barry Sheerman

Contact details

Parliamentary

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 5037
Fax: 020 7219 2404
sheermanb@parliament.uk

Constituency

F18 The Media Centre, 7 Northumberland Street, Huddersfield, HD1 1RL
Tel: 01484 487970
osullivang@parliament.uk

Web & Social media

Biography

Electoral history

Post Date
Member for Huddersfield 1983-
Member for Huddersfield East 1979-83
Contested Taunton General Election 1974

Parliamentary career

Post Date
Shadow Spokesperson for Disabled Peoples' Rights 1992-94
Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs) 1988-92
Shadow Spokesperson (Education and Employment) 1983-88

Select committees

Post House Date
Children, Schools and Families (Chair) Commons 2007-10
Children, Schools and Families Commons 2007-10
Education & Skills (Chair) Commons 2001-07
Education & Skills Commons 2001-07
Liaison Committee (Commons) Commons 1999-10
Education Sub-committee (Chair) Commons 1999-01
Education Sub-committee Commons 1999-01
Public Accounts Committee Commons 1981-83

Political interests

Trade, industry, finance, further education, education, economy, social enterprise and entrepreneurship

Countries of interest

European Union, Kenya, South America, USA

General Election 2010 General Election - Huddersfield

Name Party Votes Share Change
Sheerman, Barry Lab 15725 38.80% -7.6%
Tweed, Karen Con 11253 27.77% 6.7%
Blanchard, James LD 10023 24.73% 0.6%
Cooper, Andrew Green 1641 4.05% -0.6%
Firth, Rachel BNP 1563 3.86%
Cooney, Paul TUSC 319 0.79%
Majority 4472 11.04%
Turnout 40524 61.11%
Electorate 66318
Result Lab Hold

See Briefing Papers General Election 2010 for detailed results.