Kate Green was elected MP for Stretford and Urmston in May
2010. She is currently shadow spokesperson for Women and Equality.
Prior to her election Kate was Chief Executive of the Child
Poverty Action Group, and before that Director of the National Council for One
Parent Families (now Gingerbread). She is a long standing campaigner against
poverty and inequality, and was a member of the National Employment Panel which
advised Ministers on labour market policies, and Chair of the London Child
Poverty Commission, reporting to the Mayor of London and local councillors. She
now chairs the all-party parliamentary group on poverty.
Kate also served as a magistrate for 16 years, and takes a
particular interest in the experience of women in the penal system, and how
best to rehabilitate them to prevent future reoffending.
Kate Green MP, Shadow Minister for Equalities, writes for the ResPublica fringe magazine
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