Who Can I Vote For?

Jenny Pinkett

profile photo of Jenny Pinkett

Jenny Pinkett was the Liberal Democrats candidate in the constituency of Tamworth in the 2017 General Election. Our volunteers have been adding information on Jenny Pinkett - here's everything we know so far!

Statement to voters

Jenny Pinkett was born in London and moved to the West Midlands in 1973. She has been active first for the Liberal Party, and then the Liberal Democrats since 1987. She has stood for Parliament in her Local constituency of Tamworth four times. Jenny was a teacher and before retiring worked as an inclusion manager in a Tamworth secondary school. She specialised in working with young people who had not achieved functional literacy skills before leaving primary education. She also worked as an inclusion manager helping children with disabilities access their local High School.

Jenny believes that joined up thinking between health, social services and education are at the heart of helping many vulnerable pupils and would also like to see greater investment in child and adolescent mental health provision. She would also like more investment in a careers service that can help vulnerable pupils get the best possible employment when they leave school.

For a short time Jenny worked in a fastenings manufacturing and distribution company and is fully aware of the difficulties encountered when setting up a small business.

Jenny said, "I would like to see more attention turned to the town centre and local shopping centres around the constituency where we could convert many empty and partially used retail and commercial units to residential use. We need to think ahead if we are to provide more homes. More housing is needed but if the infrastructure is not put in place first ever increasing pollution from traffic hot spots will be a disaster. Tamworth already has areas where the air quality does not meet requirements. If hundreds of more houses are built before putting in a road and transport system that is fit for purpose poor air quality will put our children's health at serious risk."

This statement was added by Jenny Pinkett, their team, or by a Democracy Club volunteer, based on information published by the candidate elsewhere.

Previous elections

This candidate has previously stood for election in:

  • 2017: The 2017 General Election, as the Liberal Democrats candidate for the Tamworth
  • 2017: The 2017 Staffordshire County Council local election, as the Liberal Democrats candidate for the Perrycrofts
  • 2015: The 2015 General Election, as the Liberal Democrats candidate for the Member of Parliament for Tamworth
  • 2010: The 2010 General Election, as the Liberal Democrats candidate for the Member of Parliament for Tamworth

That's all we know! Will you help us find more about this candidate?

Our volunteers have been working hard to add information on as many candidates as possible, but they need help.

If you can add information that should be on this page - such as Jenny Pinkett's CV, twitter account - please use our crowdsourcing website to add it.

Add or edit details »

Upload your leaflets

If you've received election leaflets from Jenny Pinkett, please take a photo of them and upload them to ElectionLeaflets.org

Add leaflets

All elections where you live

Enter your postcode to get information about elections, your candidates and where to vote.

Did you find what you were looking for?

Can you tell us anything more?