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Chi Onwurah

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Chi Onwurah was the Labour Party candidate in the constituency of Newcastle upon Tyne Central in the UK Parliament elections. They were elected with 21,568 votes. Our volunteers have been adding information on Chi Onwurah - here's everything we know so far!

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Chi Onwurah was the Labour Party candidate. Find out more about their policies in the Labour Party manifesto.

Wikipedia

Chinyelu Susan Onwurah is a British Labour Party politician, who was elected at the 2010 general election as the Member of Parliament for Newcastle upon Tyne Central, succeeding the previous Labour MP Jim Cousins, who had decided to step down after 23 years. She is Newcastle's first black MP. She has been shadow minister for Industrial Strategy, Science and Innovation since October 2016.

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Biographical summary

Born: 1965-04-12, Newcastle
Undergraduate degree: Electrical Engineering, Imperial College London
Postgraduate degree: Business, Manchester Business School
Previous job: Hardware/Software Developer

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(Past event) Friday 6 December 2019 12:00–14:00: Student Climate Summit, Domain, Northumbria Studentsโ€™ Union NE1 8SB.

Previous elections

This candidate has previously stood for election in:

  • 2019: The UK Parliament elections, as the Labour Party candidate for the Newcastle upon Tyne Central
  • 2017: The 2017 General Election, as the Labour Party candidate for the Newcastle upon Tyne Central
  • 2015: The 2015 General Election, as the Labour Party candidate for the Member of Parliament for Newcastle upon Tyne Central
  • 2010: The 2010 General Election, as the Labour Party candidate for the Member of Parliament for Newcastle upon Tyne Central

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