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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.Read more on Wikipedia
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Biographical summaryBorn: 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 Students’ Union NE1 8SB.
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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