Dame Amelia Lockhart

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Dame Amelia Lockhart
Labour MP
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Dame Amelia Lockhart

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Name: Dame Amelia Lockhart
Avatar: Amy Klobuchar
Age: 64 (17/08/1951)
Gender: Female
Ethnicity: White
Marital Status: Married
Sexual Orientation: Heterosexual

Party: Labour
Political Outlook: Blairite; Progress; pro-public sector reform; liberal interventionist
Constituency: Bishop Auckland
Year Elected: 1992

Education: Local private school in County Durham. BA Economics, University of Newcastle.
Career: Set up and ran a series of independent bookshops across the North East.
Political Career: MP for Bishop Auckland (1992 - Present); Member, National Heritage Select Committee (1992 - 1996); Shadow Minister for Transport (1996 - 1997); Minister for Transport (1997 - 1998); Minister for Film, Tourism and Broadcasting (1998 - 2001); Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (2001 - 2007); Minister for the Olympics and Paymaster General (2007 - 2010); Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (2010 - 2013). Sacked by Ed Miliband in 2013 - they never got on.

Given a Damehood for political and public service in 2014.
Dame Amelia Lockhart
Labour MP for Bishop Auckland (1992 - )
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