Yvette is the Labour MP for Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford and Labour’s Former Shadow Home Secretary.
She was previously Labour’s Shadow Foreign Secretary (2010-2011), Secretary of State for the Department for Work and Pensions (2009-2010) and Chief Secretary to the Treasury (2008-2009).
Yvette is married to Ed Balls MP. They live in Castleford with their three children.
Peer & Former Cabinet Minister
Head of South College and Associate PVC Engagement, Durham University
Independent Life Peer & Consultant
Co-founder, Webber Phillips & Former President & Deputy Chair, John Lewis Partnership Council
Assembly Member and Cabinet Secretary for Education, Welsh Government
Head of the Department of Economics, University of Birmingham