Yvette Cooper(1969-), Labour politician; MP for Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford and Shadow Home Secretary
Sitter in 2 portraits
Labour MP for Pontefract and Castleford (1997-2010) and Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford since 2010. Writer and economic columnist, the Independent (1995-7). Member of the Select Committee on Education and Employment and of the Intelligence and Security Committee (1997- 99). Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (2009-10). Shadow Home Secretary (2011-15).
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